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Yosemite Valley, Looking East

1998.554.3 (RS22600)

Description

Chromolithograph of Yosemite Valley, Looking East from the Mariposa Trail. Steep cliffs frame a lush green valley. A small group of five figures and a horse stand in the right foreground observing a waterfall. Mounted in a carved wooden frame.

Details

Maker
L. Prang & Co. (Printer)
After Key, John R. (Artist)
Date
1874
Inscriptions
"PRANG'S CHROMO/ after/ John R. Key" (printed)
"Prang's/ American Chromos. / California Views. No. 10/ Yosemite Valley, Looking East from the Mariposa Trail./ 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)
paper (fiber product)
Print
Dimensions
13 5/8 x 20 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.554.3
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19961

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