Chromolithograph

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1842-1849

GUSN

GUSN-24112

Description

Three chromolithographs mounted on canvas depicting laying of the cornerstone of the Washington monument, 1847; the battle of New Orleans, 1815; and boxing match between Hyer and Sullivan, 1849.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chromolithographs
canvas
ink
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
commemoratives
Unidentified Paper
Ink
Coated Canvas
Transfer Printed
Commemorative
PICTURE, HISTORIC

Inscription

Printed below image: Washington: ""LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER Entered according...Southern Dist of N.Y. 87 ST NEAR 3D AVENUE N.Y."" Battle: ""LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER Entered according... in the year 1842... the Southern District of N.Y. 2 SPRUCE COR. OF NASSAU ST. N.Y. 213"" Fight: ""Published by James Baillie 87 St near 3rd Avenue N.Y.""

Associated Person

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Battle of New Orleans
Tom Hyer
Yankee Sullivan

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Maker

Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)
Baillie, James (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Dimensions

11.125 x 51.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5019

Places

New York state (United States)