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The Domes of Yosemite

1998.554.1 (RS178916)

Description

Chromolithograph of the Domes of Yosemite. Steep cliffs frame a valley with small body of water and lush vegetation. A small figure wearing a yellow hat is pulling up a rowboat on shore. Mounted in a carved wooden frame.

Details

Maker
L. Prang & Co. (Printer)
After Key, John R. (Artist)
Date
1874
Inscriptions
"Prang Chromo/ after/ J.R. Key" (printed)
"Prang's/ American Chromos. / California Views. No. 12/ The Domes of the Yosemite./ After John R. Key./ Original in the possession of the Publishers./ Chromo-lithographed and Published by/ L. Prang & Co.,/ 2182 Washington Street, Boston./ Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1873, by L. Prang & Co., in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, D.C." (printed)
List of Prang's Chromos: April 1st, 1874 and all the prices. This particular print was priced at $3.00 as are each of the other 3 prints. (printed)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
chromolithography
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
chromolithographs
chromolithography
landscapes (representations)
mountains
paper (fiber product)
Print
Dimensions
13 1/2 x 20 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.554.1
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19959

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