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1998.1253 (RS22349)

Description

In the engraving of a family scene on July 4th, 1776, two men are leaving their American family (families) to fight for independence. An older man and woman, probably the parents, are on both sides of the young men. Mounted in a 3 in. gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Mattyson, T. H., Esq. (Painter)
Sadd, Henry S., 1835-1884 (Engraver)
Neale, John (Publisher)
Date
1847
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""Painted By T.H. Mattyson Esqr./ Engraved CV Steel By H.S. SADD/ Proof/ Printed by Neale & Pate"" Underneath the title: ""From Matteson's Picture Painted Expressly for the Engraving/ Published by John Neale 56 Carmine Street New York/ Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1847 by John Neale in the Clerk's Office of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
genre
Independence
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, GENRE
prints (visual works)
Revolutionary War
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
wars
Dimensions
22.875 x 26.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1253
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18568

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