The Young American Sailor

Description (Brief):

Colored print of a young boy dressed in a white sailor suit with a brimmed hat, facing slightly left. He stands with his back to the ocean with two sailing vessels vessels in the background. Ironically, this is probably a modified copy of the December 1846 portrait by Franz Xaver Winterhalter of a young Albert Edward, Prince of Wales and later King Edward VII of the United Kingdom. The original painting does not have the ships in the background, the prince faces in the opposite direction, and their are minor facial discrepancies and stylistic differences.

Date Made: ca 1847

Depicted (Sitter): Edward VII King of the United KingdomLithographer: Nagel, LouisGraphic Artist: Prevost, VictorOriginal Artist: Winterhalter, Franz Xaver

Location: Currently not on view

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

Subject: Patriotism and Patriotic SymbolsChildren


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Exhibition Location:

Related Publication: Peters, Harry T.. America on Stone

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.2434Catalog Number: 60.2434Accession Number: 228146

Object Name: lithographObject Type: Lithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: image: 19 1/2 in x 13 in; 49.53 cm x 33.02 cmoverall: 22 in x 15 in; 55.88 cm x 38.1 cm


Record Id: nmah_324753

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