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1998.350 (RS22287)

Description

Hand-colored Currier lithograph of American men dressed as Indians dumping the tea over the sides of two British ships. In the foreground American men on the docks cheer on the men dumping the tea. Frame: 3/4 in. black frame.

Details

Maker
Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)
Date
ca. 1846
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""---Pub. By Currier, Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1846, by Sarony & Major, in the Clerk's Office of the Dist Court of the South. Dist. of N. York. 152 Nassau St. Cor. of Spruce N.Y."" On the back of the print there are 2 attachments. The first attachment on the left side is a letter to the editor of the post on Daggett House which is featured in the print. The second attachment on the right is from December 16, 1937 and tells the history of the Boston Tea Party. See photocopies. Also written on the back of the print in pencil: ""Mrs. R.H. Tucker/ $.92""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
hand coloring
lithography
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Hand Colored
hand coloring
Lithography
lithography
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, HISTORICAL
prints (visual works)
Unidentified Paper
Associated events
Boston Tea Party
Dimensions
11 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.350
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18309

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