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 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

Object Type

Art

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)