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Chromolithograph

1998.5019 (RS22537)

Description

Three chromolithographs mounted on canvas depicting laying of the cornerstone of the Washington monument, 1847; the battle of New Orleans, 1815; and boxing match between Hyer and Sullivan, 1849.

Details

Maker
Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)
Baillie, James (Maker)
Date
1842-1849
Inscriptions
Printed below image: Washington: ""LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER Entered according...Southern Dist of N.Y. 87 ST NEAR 3D AVENUE N.Y."" Battle: ""LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER Entered according... in the year 1842... the Southern District of N.Y. 2 SPRUCE COR. OF NASSAU ST. N.Y. 213"" Fight: ""Published by James Baillie 87 St near 3rd Avenue N.Y.""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
canvas
ink
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
chromolithographs
Coated Canvas
Commemorative
commemoratives
Ink
ink
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, HISTORIC
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Battle of New Orleans
Tom Hyer
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Yankee Sullivan
Dimensions
11.125 x 51.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5019
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24112

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