U.S. Naval Asylum, Philadelphia

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1838

GUSN

GUSN-18335

Description

Lithograph of the U.S. Naval Asylum with four figures outside the building. The asylum is three stories with a central portico. At least 15 stairs lead up to the portico with eight ionic columns. A similar building is in the background. Frame: 1 1/2 in. gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
lithography
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Unidentified Paper
Lithography
Picture

Inscription

Printed beneath print: ""On stone by J.C. Wild Lith of Wild and Chevalier 72 Dock St Phila/ Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1838, by J.C. Wild & J.B. Chevalier in the clerk's office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylva./ Pl.?""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

U.S. Naval Asylum

Maker

Wild, J. C. (Maker)
Chevalier, J. B. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

10.125 x 12.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.373

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)