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U.S. Naval Asylum, Philadelphia

1998.373 (RS22285)

Description

Lithograph of the U.S. Naval Asylum with four figures outside the building. The asylum is three stories with a central portico. At least 15 stairs lead up to the portico with eight ionic columns. A similar building is in the background. Frame: 1 1/2 in. gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Wild, J. C. (Maker)
Chevalier, J. B. (Maker)
Date
1838
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""On stone by J.C. Wild Lith of Wild and Chevalier 72 Dock St Phila/ Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1838, by J.C. Wild & J.B. Chevalier in the clerk's office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylva./ Pl.?""
Location of origin
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
lithography
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
lithography
Lithography
paper (fiber product)
Picture
prints (visual works)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
U.S. Naval Asylum
Dimensions
10.125 x 12.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.373
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18335

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