New-Year's Present to a Bachelor

New-Year's Present to a Bachelor

Description
Colored print; interior scene of man opening a large basket that contains two infants. The man wears long coat, vest, high collar, bow tie and plaid trousers. An unopened letter lies on the floor near basket. A family of four looks on gleefully through a door in background. Also in background: picture on wall of man on horseback, flowered wall paper, patterned rug.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1843
maker
Strong, Thomas W.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
hand-colored (image production method/technique)
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
image: 11 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 28.575 cm x 21.59 cm
overall: 16 in x 12 in; 40.64 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2300
catalog number
60.2300
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Courtship, love
Communication, letter writing
Furnishings
Comic prints
Children
Toys
Holidays and Celebrations, general
Hunting
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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