Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1846

GUSN

GUSN-18309

Description

Hand-colored Currier lithograph of American men dressed as Indians dumping the tea over the sides of two British ships. In the foreground American men on the docks cheer on the men dumping the tea. Frame: 3/4 in. black frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
hand coloring
lithography
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Hand Colored
Lithography
PICTURE, HISTORICAL

Inscription

Printed beneath print: ""---Pub. By Currier, Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1846, by Sarony & Major, in the Clerk's Office of the Dist Court of the South. Dist. of N. York. 152 Nassau St. Cor. of Spruce N.Y."" On the back of the print there are 2 attachments. The first attachment on the left side is a letter to the editor of the post on Daggett House which is featured in the print. The second attachment on the right is from December 16, 1937 and tells the history of the Boston Tea Party. See photocopies. Also written on the back of the print in pencil: ""Mrs. R.H. Tucker/ $.92""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Associated Events

Boston Tea Party

Maker

Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Dimensions

11 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.350

Places

New York state (United States)