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1998.692 (RS22708)

Description

Hand-colored lithograph of early dock scenes in Boston. Sailing vessels, and steam ships are in the harbor and taller Boston buildings are in the background. In the foreground a one-horse wagon, man and dog are transporting a barrel and two men and two women are strolling the docks. Frame: 1 1/2 in. gilt.

Details

Maker
Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)
Date
1848
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1848 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
Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cityscape
Hand Colored
hand coloring
Harbor
harbors
lithography
Lithography
marines (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
prints (visual works)
Sailing vessel
sailing vessels
Steamboat
steamboats
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
12.75 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.692
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19840

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