Dartmoor Prison

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1853

GUSN

GUSN-198177

Description

A color lithograph of the Dartmoor Prison. A large circular wall surrounds buildings of the prison. Inmates are scattered around between the buildings. The guards are dressed in red and there is a reservoir below the wall filled with blue water. A field surrounds the prison and there are fences at the bottom of the scene. Title and artist's name and date appear below the scene. References A through K on left and right sides. The frame is painted brown wood with a leather texture and silver inside the border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

color lithographs
prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
wood (plant material)
color lithography
Print

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P128
FA097

Maker

Reproduction of Broughton, Glover, 1796-1869 (Artist)
Tappan & Bradfords (Printer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

23 7/16 x 29 12/16 x 1 8/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.551

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)