Court Reception of Columbus

Description (Brief):

Colored print of a bearded Columbus wearing a long purple cape and kneeling before king and queen who stand on a throne. Behind Columbus are three Indians bearing gifts. Also in the room are soldiers, courtiers, monks and scholars observing the proceedings. The setting is a Gothic style audience room decorated with statues. Proof before letters.

Date Made: ca 1870

Depicted: Columbus, ChristopherIsabella I Queen of SpainFerdinand V King of SpainMaker: Schile, Henry

Location: Currently not on view

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

Subject: European HistoryExploration and DiscoveryCostumeAdornmentArchitectureIndiansDepicted: Native AmericansSubject: SpainNew World


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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.60.2474Catalog Number: 60.2474Accession Number: 228146

Object Name: chromolithographObject Type: Chromolithograph

Physical Description: chromolithograph (image production method/technique)ink (overall material)paper (overall material)Measurements: image: 17 1/2 in x 24 3/4 in; 44.45 cm x 62.865 cmoverall: 24 in x 30 in; 60.96 cm x 76.2 cm


Record Id: nmah_324787

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