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Lake Tahoe, Looking Southwest

1998.554.4 (RS22601)

Description

Chromolithograph of Lake Tahoe, looking Southwest. Lake Tahoe appears in the foreground with trees and a trail on the right hand side. Pale purple mountains rise in the background and a light blue sky completes the composition. Mounted in a carved wooden frame.

Details

Maker
L. Prang & Co. (Printer)
After Key, John R. (Artist)
Date
1873
Inscriptions
"J. R. Key 72(?)" (printed)
: "Prang's/ American Chromos./ California Views. No. 4./ Lake Tahoe, Looking Southwest./ 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: November 1st, 1873 (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
lakes (bodies of water)
landscapes (representations)
mountains
paper (fiber product)
Print
Dimensions
13 1/2 x 20 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.554.4
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19962

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