Engraved wood block "Street View at Honolulu"

Description
Joline J. Butler (about 1815–1846, working in New York City between 1841 and 1845) engraved this printing block after a drawing called Street View of Honolulu by Expedition Artist Alfred T. Agate. The wood engraving illustration was published on page 415 of Volume III of the U.S. Exploring Expedition Narrative by Charles Wilkes, 1844.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
block
Object Type
Wood Engraving
relief
Date made
1845
ca 1844
publisher
Wilkes, Charles
graphic artist
Butler, Joline J.
original artist
Agate, Alfred T.
graphic artist
Armstrong, William G.
printer
Sherman, Conger
author
Wilkes, Charles
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
Place Made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
1999.0145.184
catalog number
1999.0145.184
accession number
1999.0145
subject
Exploration and Discovery
related event
U.S. Exploring Expedition
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Work
Cultures & Communities
Art
Wilkes
Transportation
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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