Market Scene

Description (Brief)
Colored print; market scene with a black man sitting on a bench before two women, one white and holding up a rabbit for examination, the other black and holding a basket of fruit and two fowl. In front of him is a table with fowl that he is selling. Two baskets of fruit are beside him. More fowl and meat are on hooks on the wall behind him. Conversation between the white woman and the man is contained in dialogue bubbles over their heads (see inscriptions).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1848
lithographer
Baillie, James S.
artist
Bucholzer, H.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
hand-colored (image production method/technique)
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
image: 8 in x 12 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 31.75 cm
overall: 10 in x 14 in; 25.4 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2295
catalog number
60.2295
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Eating
Livestock
Chronology: 1840-1849
Birds
Comic prints
Blacks
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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