Porcineograph geography of the United States

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1876

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 71-80

GUSN

GUSN-199064

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Description

This is a wonderful color lithograph published by W.E. Baker of Ridge Hill Farm, Wellesley, for southern regiments and guests who participated in the Fete Champetre at his farm on June 19, 1875. Mr. Baker was in the habit of having large festivals at his farm and had a hotel to accomodate guests.

The map is in the shape of a pig with Florida and Lower California as feet and two extra feet drawn in. Cuba is shown as a sausage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

festivals
farms
celebrations
maps
prints (visual works)
lithographs

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number 77OVR

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1927-12-21

Reference Code

GC002.02.077

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

24.25 x 18.5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss J. C. Swimsun, 1927

Places

Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Forbes Co. (Lithographer)

Material Type

prints (visual works)
lithographs

Other People

Baker, William Emerson, 1828-1888

Subjects

Pigs
Bunker Hill, Battle of, Boston, Mass., 1775

Restrictions

Good

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 71-80