The Landing of Columbus

Description (Brief)
Colored print; depiction of Columbus landing on San Salvadore Island. He stands on the beach with a flag of Spain in one hand and a raised sword in the other. Beside him is a large crucifix set into the ground. He is surrounded by a group of kneeling and praying men. Two sailing ships are in the right background and a group of Indians approaches in the left background.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1846
depicted
Columbus, Christopher
maker
Baillie, James S.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 8 1/2 in x 11 1/2 in; 21.59 cm x 29.21 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2545
catalog number
60.2545
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Colonial Life
Exploration and Discovery
Costume
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
Chronology: 1840-1849
Indians
Native Americans
New World
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Art
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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