Sv Vaglav. Prag. Hlgr. Wenzelaus

Description (Brief)
Colored print; young man wearing a crown, red robes with white ermine trim, gold sword and onamental armor rides a white charger alongside a river. He carries a red banner with a coat of arms, and gestures toward a town on the opposite bank. He is followed by a band of mounted men carrying swords and crossbows. Possibly a depiction of Wenceslas (Vaclav) IV (1361-1419), ruler of Germany and Bohemia.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1870
maker
Schile, Henry
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 18 7/8 in x 24 3/8 in; 47.9425 cm x 61.9125 cm
overall: 24 in x 30 in; 60.96 cm x 76.2 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2456
catalog number
60.2456
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
European History
Horseback Riding
Costume
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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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