Chromolithograph

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1847-1849

GUSN

GUSN-24107

Description

Four chromolithographs mounted on canvas roll. From left to right: 1. "Death of Lieutenant Henry Clay, Jr."-- Wounded Clay offering pistol admonishing three soldiers to release him and to deliver the pistols to his father. 2. "Attack on the Widow McCormack's House on Boulagh Common Ireland, July 29th, 1848"-- In foreground men attacking house w/ rifles, pikes and farm tools in background widow's house w/ shot issuing from windows. 3. "Great Riot at the Astor Place Opera House, New York"-- Crowd of men hurling stones at Opera House. 4. "Signal Fires on Slievenamon Mountain"-- Foreground w/ men tending a signal fire, background showing mountain range w/ fires on the peak of each one.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chromolithographs
canvas
ink
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
buildings (structures)
commemoratives
mountains
figure- and animal-derived motifs
soldiers
Unidentified Paper
Ink
Coated Canvas
Transfer Printed
Soldier
Unidentified Building
Mountain
Commemorative
PICTURE, HISTORIC/CITYSCAPE

Inscription

#1: ""LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1847 by N. Currier....Southern District of New York. 152 NASSAU ST. COR. OF SPRUCE N.Y. 460"" #2: [same inscription as #1 except ""...in the year 1848..."" and w/out ""460""] #3: [same inscription as #1 except ""...in the year 1849..."" and w/out ""460""] #4: [same inscription as #1 except ""...in the year 1848..."" and w/ ""620""]

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

11.75 x 70.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5015

Places

New York state (United States)