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City of Vera Cruz

1998.681 (RS22707)

Description

Hand-colored lithograph of the beach near Vera Cruz. A long line of pack mules is being led along the beach by two ot three people. In the background the city is seen and ships are harbored along the coast's shore. Frame: 1 1/2 in. gilt.

Details

Maker
Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)
Date
1847
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1847 by N. Currier, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of NY. 152 Nassau St. Cor. of Spruce NY.""
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
Beach
beaches
cities
City
Cityscape
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Hand Colored
hand coloring
lithography
Lithography
Mule
mules (mammals)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
prints (visual works)
seascapes
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
12.75 x 16.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.681
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19839

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