Chromolithograph

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1846

GUSN

GUSN-24131

Description

Chromolithograph of the "Awful Wreck of the Magnificent Steamer Atlantic on Fishers Island in the Furious Gale, on Friday Nov. 27th at 4:12 o'clock A.M. By which terrible disaster 50 lives were lost. There were in all on board about 100 persons of whom 30 were passengers from Boston, Capt. Dustan, Lieut. Nouton(?), USA Dr Haslin, USN Rev. Dr Armstrong, and all the Lady passenger, 5 in number were among the lost." Canvas backing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
chromolithographs
canvas
ink
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
commemoratives
figure- and animal-derived motifs
men (male humans)
steamboats
women (female humans)
Unidentified Paper
Ink
Coated Canvas
Transfer Printed
Steamboat
Men
Women
Commemorative
PICTURE, MARITIME

Inscription

Printed below image: ""LITH. & PUB. BY N. CURRIER/ Entered according... in the year 1846 by N. Currier...The Southern District of N.Y. 152 NASSAU ST. COR. SPRUCE ST. N.Y./ 58""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Currier, Nathaniel (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12.375 x 18.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5038

Places

New York state (United States)