The Sailor's Farewell

Description (Brief)
Colored print of sailor with his arm around a young crying woman holding a handkerchief to her face. He wears a seaman's uniform of the period; she is in a simple white laced trimmed dress. They both wear rings. The print is from a daguerreotype by Ives.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1856
artist
Grozelier, Leopold
printer
S. W. Chandler & Bro.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 23 1/4 in x 19 1/2 in; 59.055 cm x 49.53 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2394
catalog number
60.2394
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Chronology: 1850-1859
Adornment
Uniforms, Military
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Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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