Yosemite Valley, Looking East

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1874

GUSN

GUSN-19961

Description

Chromolithograph of Yosemite Valley, Looking East from the Mariposa Trail. Steep cliffs frame a lush green valley. A small group of five figures and a horse stand in the right foreground observing a waterfall. Mounted in a carved wooden frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
chromolithographs
paper (fiber product)
chromolithography
Print
Print

Inscription

"PRANG'S CHROMO/ after/ John R. Key" (printed)
"Prang's/ American Chromos. / California Views. No. 10/ Yosemite Valley, Looking East from the Mariposa Trail./ After John R. Key./ Original in the possession of the Publishers./ Chromo-lithographed and Published by/ L. Prang & Co.,/ 2182 Washington Street, Boston./ Entered according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1873, by L. Prang & Co., in the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, D.C." (printed)
List of Prang's Chromos: April 1st, 1874 and all the prices. This particular print was priced at $3.00 as are each of the other 3 prints (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

L. Prang & Co. (Printer)
After Key, John R. (Artist)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

13 5/8 x 20 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.554.3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)