Departure of Columbus

Departure of Columbus

Description (Brief)
Colored print of Christopher Columbus bidding farewell to his family and friends. He is about to step into a small boat to take him to a larger ship in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1869
depicted
Columbus, Christopher
maker
H. Schile and Company
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 17 3/4 in x 24 7/8 in; 45.085 cm x 63.1825 cm
overall: 24 in x 30 1/2 in; 60.96 cm x 77.47 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2439
catalog number
60.2439
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
European History
Exploration and Discovery
Chronology: 1860-1869
Costume
Marriage
Children
Architecture
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
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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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