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Portrait of Zachary Taylor

1998.408 (RS22637)

Description

Half-length frontal portrait engraving of Zachary Taylor clutching a telescope in his right hand and dressed in a military uniform with gold buttons running up and down left and right frontal. In the background a war appears to be going on and dark clouds are overhead. Frame: 1 1/2 in. wooden frame.

Details

Maker
Ritchie, A. H. (Engraver)
Anthony, Edward, 1844- (Publisher)
Dunnell, A. H. (Printer)
Date
1848
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""Engraved by A.H. Ritchie from a spirited Daguerrotype./ Published by E. Anthony 205 Broadway/ Printed by A.H. Dunnell./ Entered according...in the year 1848 by Edward Anthony in the clerk's office...for the Southern District of New York.""
Location of origin
USA; New York City, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
prints (visual works)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
presidencies
Presidency
Print
prints (visual works)
Stipple Engraved
People and organizations
Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850
Dimensions
12.75 x 10.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.408
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18372

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