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Chromolithograph

1998.5027 (RS22420)

Description

Chromolithograph of the flight of the Mexican army "at the battle of Buena Vista, Feb 23rd 1847." Wounded soldiers in foreground, retreating soldiers and mountains in background. Canvas backing.

Details

Maker
Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)
Date
1847
Inscriptions
Printed below image: ""LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER, Entered according... in the year 1847 by N. Currier... the Southern District of N.Y./ 152 NASSAU ST. COR. SPRUCE N.Y./ 455.""
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
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Ink
ink
Mexican War
Mountain
mountains
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, HISTORIC
printing (process)
Soldier
soldiers
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
12.5 x 17.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5027
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24120

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