Lithograph of "Indian Antiquities" pottery artifacts

Description
P.S. Duval and Company (c.1840s–1858) of Philadelphia printed this lithograph of “Indian Antiquities,” depicting South American woodenware, from an original sketch by John M. Stanley (1814–1872) of Detroit (1834–1840, 1864–1872) and Washington, D.C. (1850-1860). The illustration was published in 1855 by A.O.P. Nicholson in Washington, D.C. as Plate X in the “Indian remains” section of volume II of The United States Naval Astronomical Survey to the Southern Hemisphere, written by Thomas Ewbank (1792–1870).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Senate Book of U.S. Naval Astonomical Expedition
book
Object Type
Lithograph
Engraving
Hand-Color Lithograph
Chromolithograph
date made
1855
original artist
Wallis, O. J.
Dreser, William
Herbst, Francis
graphic artist
Sinclair, Thomas
Dougal, William H.
Duval, Peter S.
printer
Nicholson, A. O. P.
publisher
United States Navy
original artist
Richard, John H.
Stanley, John Mix
Siebert, Selmar
author
Cassin, John
Ewbank, Thomas
Baird, Spencer Fullerton
Gilliss, James Melville
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30 cm x 24 cm; 11 13/16 in x 9 7/16 in
overall: 48 cm x 29.7 cm; 18 7/8 in x 11 11/16 in
book print location
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
print location of some prints
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Associated Place
South America
ID Number
2007.0204.01
accession number
2007.0204
catalog number
2007.0204.01
subject
Anthropolgy
Amphibians
Mammals
Navy
U.S. Congress
South America
Environmental History
Birds
Fish
Fossils
Shells
Indians
Reptiles
Maps
Exploration and Discovery
Art
Communications
Government, Politics, and Reform
Measuring & Mapping
Military
Natural Resources
Science & Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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