The Landing of Columbus in America 11th October, 1492

Description (Brief)
Colored print of Christopher Columbus standing in a rowboat that is moored near the shoreline. He holds a flag in his left hand, and a hat in his up-raised right hand. Various other figures are standing and/or kneeling around him. A sailing ship is anchored in the waters in the background.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1875
publisher
Gleason, F.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
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.60.2538
catalog number
60.2538
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Colonial Life
Exploration and Discovery
Costume
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
related event
Columbus "Discovering " America
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Art
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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