The Municipal Law of England

The Municipal Law of England

Description (Brief)
Colored print of large tree representing "common law" growing out of "natural law" and "revealed law". The roots represent general customs, particular laws, and particular customs. It has two main branches: one commands the rights of persons and things and the other forbids public and private wrongs. A man with a pruning saw stands beside the tree.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1838
maker
J. H. Bufford and Company
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 17 in x 15 1/4 in; 43.18 cm x 38.735 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2448
catalog number
60.2448
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Education
Municipal Government
Chronology: 1830-1839
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Art
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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