Distribution of the American Art - Union Prizes

Description (Brief)
Black and white print of a large, domed, circular hall filled with spectators observing the distribution of prizes. In the background is a large pipe organ and a variety of gas lighting devices.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1848
publisher
Ridner, John P.
distributor
American Art Union
artist
Matteson, Tompkins Harrison
maker
Matteson, Tompkins Harrison
Sarony & Major
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 16 in x 20 3/4 in; 40.64 cm x 52.705 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2406
catalog number
60.2406
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Chronology: 1840-1849
Lighting
Adornment
Marriage
Children
Civic Associations
Music
Holidays and Celebrations, general
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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