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Engravings on British Sites

1977.619 (RS116940)

Description

Four images on folded circular paper; views of The Crystal Palace, Thames Tunnel, The Thames Tunnel, and a riverview; handcolored engravings designed for optical viewer or "magic lantern" type toy.

Details

Maker
Mathewson, J.J. (Maker)
Date
1850-1860
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Subject Crystal Palace. Subject Thames Tunnel. Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
hand coloring
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
Hand Colored
hand coloring
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Crystal Palace
Thames Tunnel
Dimensions
2.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.619
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4317

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