Lifting the Mortgage

Lifting the Mortgage

Description
Black and white print of a man seated at a table, with a dog at his feet, is signing a pledge of "total abstinence." A well dressed man looks on. A woman and two children are in the background. A man in rags, carrying a bottle, is seen departing.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
ca 1830
maker
Pendleton's Lithography
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 6 1/2 in x 9 in; 16.51 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2983
catalog number
60.2983
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Drinking
Economy
Architecture, Domestic Buildings
Furnishings
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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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