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Advertisement for life and accident insurance, Travelers' Insurance Co., Hartford, Conn.

GC002.02.059 (RS130021)

Description

This black and white print shows several scenes advertising both Travelers' Insurance and Louis Prang's chromoslithographs: " Prang's American chromos are exact fac-similes of oil paintings. For sale at all art stores." Included in the examples of "chromos" is John Greenleaf Whittier's "Barefoot Boy."

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1870
Physical Description
1 wood engraving
Dimensions
20x 14.5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection Number: 59OVR
GUSN
198996
Reference Code
GC002.02.059

Record details

Originator
L. Prang & Co. (Engraver)
Other People
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892
Other Organizations
Travelers Insurance Companies
Descriptive Terms
advertisements
chromolithographers
chromolithographs
insurance
Material Type
prints (visual works)
wood engravings (prints)
Places
Hartford (Hartford county, Connecticut)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 51-60
Physical Access Restrictions
Fair -- many tears in the margins

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