Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

dated 1854

GUSN

GUSN-12522

Description

Framed print called "American Feathered Game", a picture of birds strung up by their feet against a gray oval ground and a white background. Under glass in a plain gilt painted frame. 1) Has birds with predominately browns and greys. 2) Has birds with predominately grey, green and blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
photographs
wood (plant material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
hunting
Unidentified Paper
photographic print
Glass
Hunting
Bird
PICTURE

Inscription

1) American Feathered Game/Woodcock and Snipe. 2) American Feathered Game/Wood-cluck and Golded Eye. Additional copy around the oval reads: Entered according to Act of Congress, in the Year 1854 by N. Currier, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of N.Y. Signed by A.F. Tait.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Currier, Nathaniel (Printer)
Tait, Arthur Fitzwilliam, 1819-1905 (Painter)
Kniersch, O. (Engraver)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA; USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

21.75 x 18.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1653.1-2

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