Lithograph of "Indian Antiquities" pottery artifacts

Description (Brief):

P. S. Duval and Company (ca 1840s-1858) of Philadelphia produced this chromolithographic print from an original illustration by John M. Stanley (1814-1872). The image of "Wooden Ware, etc." was published as Plate X in Volume 2, following page 116 of Appendix E (Indian Antiquities) by Thomas Ewbank (1792-1870) in the report describing "The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere during the Years 1849, 1850, 1851, and 1852" by James M. Gillis (1811-1865). The volume was printed in 1855 by A. O. P. Nicholson (1808-1876) of Washington, D.C.

Date Made: 1855

Original Artist: Wallis, O. J.Dreser, WilliamHerbst, FrancisGraphic Artist: Sinclair, ThomasDougal, William H.Duval, Peter S.Printer: Nicholson, A. O. P.Publisher: United States NavyOriginal Artist: Richard, John H.Stanley, John MixSiebert, SelmarAuthor: Cassin, JohnEwbank, ThomasBaird, Spencer FullertonGilliss, James Melville

Location: Currently not on view

Book Print Location: United States: District of Columbia, WashingtonPrint Location Of Some Prints: United States: Pennsylvania, PhiladelphiaAssociated Place: South America

Subject: AnthropolgyAmphibiansMammalsNavyU.S. CongressSouth AmericaEnvironmental HistoryBirdsFishFossilsShellsIndiansReptilesMapsExploration and Discovery


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2007.0204.01Accession Number: 2007.0204Catalog Number: 2007.0204.01

Object Name: Senate Book of U.S. Naval Astonomical ExpeditionbookObject Type: LithographEngravingHand-Color LithographChromolithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 30 cm x 24 cm; 11 13/16 in x 9 7/16 inoverall: 48 cm x 29.7 cm; 18 7/8 in x 11 11/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1336263

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