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Dartmoor Prison

2006.44.551 (RS9502)

Description

A color lithograph of the Dartmoor Prison. A large circular wall surrounds buildings of the prison. Inmates are scattered around between the buildings. The guards are dressed in red and there is a reservoir below the wall filled with blue water. A field surrounds the prison and there are fences at the bottom of the scene. Title and artist's name and date appear below the scene. References A through K on left and right sides. The frame is painted brown wood with a leather texture and silver inside the border.

Details

Maker
Reproduction of Broughton, Glover, 1796-1869 (Artist)
Tappan & Bradfords (Printer)
Date
1853
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
color lithography
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
color lithographs
color lithography
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
23 7/16 x 29 12/16 x 1 8/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.551
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198177

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