Portrait of Zachary Taylor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1848

GUSN

GUSN-18372

Description

Half-length frontal portrait engraving of Zachary Taylor clutching a telescope in his right hand and dressed in a military uniform with gold buttons running up and down left and right frontal. In the background a war appears to be going on and dark clouds are overhead. Frame: 1 1/2 in. wooden frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
prints (visual works)
engraving (printing process)
prints (visual works)
presidencies
Picture
Portrait
Print
Stipple Engraved
Presidency
Portrait

Inscription

Printed beneath print: ""Engraved by A.H. Ritchie from a spirited Daguerrotype./ Published by E. Anthony 205 Broadway/ Printed by A.H. Dunnell./ Entered according...in the year 1848 by Edward Anthony in the clerk's office...for the Southern District of New York.""

Associated Person

Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Ritchie, A. H. (Engraver)
Anthony, Edward, 1844- (Publisher)
Dunnell, A. H. (Printer)

Location of Origin

USA; New York City, NY, USA

Dimensions

12.75 x 10.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.408

Places

New York state (United States)