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Chromolithograph

1998.5038 (RS22431)

Description

Chromolithograph of the "Awful Wreck of the Magnificent Steamer Atlantic on Fishers Island in the Furious Gale, on Friday Nov. 27th at 4:12 o'clock A.M. By which terrible disaster 50 lives were lost. There were in all on board about 100 persons of whom 30 were passengers from Boston, Capt. Dustan, Lieut. Nouton(?), USA Dr Haslin, USN Rev. Dr Armstrong, and all the Lady passenger, 5 in number were among the lost." Canvas backing.

Details

Maker
Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)
Date
1846
Inscriptions
Printed below image: ""LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER/ Entered according... in the year 1846 by N. Currier...The Southern District of N.Y. 152 NASSAU ST. COR. SPRUCE ST. N.Y./ 58""
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
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Ink
ink
marines (visual works)
Men
men (male humans)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, MARITIME
printing (process)
Steamboat
steamboats
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
Women
women (female humans)
Dimensions
12.375 x 18.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5038
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24131

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