Skip to content

Search Collections

Chromolithograph

1998.5013 (RS22464)

Description

Six chromolithographs mounted on canvas roll. From left to right: 1. "Barricade on the Boulevard Montmartre, Feb. 24, 1848"-- Men constructing barricade of tree, wagon rubble, w/ crowd and city in background. Three French flags along barricade one reads: Rebublique." 2. "Hall of the National Assembly of France"-- Polotical assembly hall w/ bench for chair at back, backs of benches for politicians on either side, and benches for spectators at front. Caption reads "Opening of the assembly May 4, 1848" 3. "The Hotel de Ville, Paris"-- Caption is "Lamartine addressing the people, Feb. 26, 1848." Image of Lamartine in front of hotel w/ crowd of people surrounding him. 4. "California Gold Diggers"-- Shows Anglo and Native American workers panning on river and mining on mountain side. Tent and teepee panner's quarters. 5. "Battle of Monterey"-- Caption reads "Americans forcing their way to main plaza, Sept 23, 1846. Battle scene w/ Americans on left, Mexicans on right and citadel in background. 6. "Storming of Chapultee in Mexico, Sept 13 1844"-- Battle scene w/ Mexicans taking stand near a building on top of hill, Americans below, emerging from jungle.

Details

Maker
Kelloggs & Comstock (Maker)
Needham, D. (Maker)
Baillie, James (Maker)
Date
1846-1848
Inscriptions
#1: ""KELLOGGS & COMSTOCK 150 FULTON ST. N.Y. & 136 MAIN ST. HARTFORD, CONN. D. Needham, 12 EXCHANGE ST. BUFFALO 332"" #2: [same as #1 except ""340""] #3: [same as #1 except ""331""] #4: [same as #1 except ""170""] #5: ""LITH. & PUB. BY J. BAILLIE 3 AVENUE NEAR 88TH ST N.Y."" #6: ""Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1848, by J. Baillie, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of N.Y. Published by James Baillie 87th St near 3rd Avenue N.Y.""
Location of origin
NY, NY, USA; Buffalo, NY, USA; New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
canvas
ink
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Art
Places
Connecticut (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
chromolithographs
cities
City
Coated Canvas
Commemorative
commemoratives
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Gold Rush
ink
Ink
Men
men (male humans)
Native American
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, HISTORIC
politics
Politics
printing (process)
Soldier
soldiers
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
War
wars
Dimensions
11.625 x 105 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5013
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24105

Comments