Lake Tahoe, Looking Southwest

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1873

GUSN

GUSN-19962

Description

Chromolithograph of Lake Tahoe, looking Southwest. Lake Tahoe appears in the foreground with trees and a trail on the right hand side. Pale purple mountains rise in the background and a light blue sky completes the composition. Mounted in a carved wooden frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
chromolithographs
paper (fiber product)
chromolithography
lakes (bodies of water)
mountains
Print
Print

Inscription

"J. R. Key 72(?)" (printed)
: "Prang's/ American Chromos./ California Views. No. 4./ Lake Tahoe, Looking Southwest./ 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: November 1st, 1873 (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 1/2 x 20 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.554.4

Places

Massachusetts (United States)