The Village School by Burrow-Giles Lithographic Company

Description (Brief):

Colored print of a 19th Century schoolroom scene. The schoolmaster is asleep at his desk while the students are engaged in a variety of misdeeds: fighting with each other, turning the clock ahead, drawing a caricature of the teacher, etc.

Description (Brief)

The lithograph was produced circa 1870 by Burrow-Giles Lithography Company in New York. The company is most noted as the defendant in a noted 1874 Supreme Court case, Burrow-Giles Lithographic Company v. Napoleon Sarony, concerning photographic copyright..

Date Made: ca 1870

Maker: Burrow-Giles Lith. Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: EducationCommunication, newspapersChildrenFurnishingsComic printsArchitecture, Educational BuildingsClocksHolidays and Celebrations, generalGamesHeating


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.2423Catalog Number: 60.2423Accession Number: 228146

Object Name: chromolithographObject Type: Chromolithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: image: 11 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 46.99 cmoverall: 13 in x 20 in; 33.02 cm x 50.8 cm


Record Id: nmah_324744

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