Advertisement for life and accident insurance, Travelers' Insurance Co., Hartford, Conn.

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1870

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 51-60

GUSN

GUSN-198996

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Description

This black and white print shows several scenes advertising both Travelers' Insurance and Louis Prang's chromoslithographs: " Prang's American chromos are exact fac-similes of oil paintings. For sale at all art stores." Included in the examples of "chromos" is John Greenleaf Whittier's "Barefoot Boy."

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertisements
insurance
chromolithographers
chromolithographs
prints (visual works)
wood engravings (prints)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number 59OVR

Physical Description

1 wood engraving

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.059

Image Dimensions

20 x 14.5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Hartford (Hartford county, Connecticut)

Record Details

Originator

L. Prang & Co. (Engraver)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
wood engravings (prints)

Other People

Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

Other Organizations

Travelers Insurance Companies

Restrictions

Fair -- many tears in the margins

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 51-60