Mortgaging the Farm

Description (Brief)
Colored print of a farmer stopping for a drink at an establishment "licensed to retail spirits." A hay wagon pulled by oxen waits in the road. A distillery is visible in the background. A verse describing the evils of drink appears below the title.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1836
maker
D.W. Kellogg and Company
place made
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Measurements
image: 7 1/2 in x 10 in; 19.05 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2977
catalog number
60.2977
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Drinking
Livestock
Economy
Temperance
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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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