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Chromolithograph

1998.5029 (RS22422)

Description

Chromolithograph depicting the bombardment of Vera Cruz "by the American Army, commanded by General Scott" and numbers of men and losses printed on either side of title. Scott and army in foreground, burning city and ships in background. Canvas backing.

Details

Maker
Baillie, James (Maker)
Date
1840-1870
Inscriptions
Printed below image: ""LITH. & PUB. BY J. BAILLIE, 88 ST NEAR 3D AVE. N. YORK""
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
cities
City
Coated Canvas
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Ink
ink
Mexican War
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, HISTORIC
printing (process)
Soldier
soldiers
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
11.5 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5029
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24122

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