Central Park, N.Y. Preparing for a Drive

Description (Brief):

Colored print; outdoor scene of a woman and two children near a lake. The boy is harnessing a goat to a small carriage in which the girl, who is holding a whip, is sitting. The woman, who is seated on a stone balustrade, supervises from the right. Swans and a boat appear on the lake in the background.

Date Made: 1874

Maker: Schile, Henry

Location: Currently not on view

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

Subject: CarriagesPetsArchitecture, Domestic BuildingsChildrenBirdsBridgesChronology: 1870-1879Parks, public


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Clothing & Accessories, Art, Peters Prints, Domestic Furnishings


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.60.2466Catalog Number: 60.2466Accession Number: 228146

Object Name: chromolithographObject Type: Chromolithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: image: 18 in x 24 1/2 in; 45.72 cm x 62.23 cmoverall: 22 1/4 in x 28 in; 56.515 cm x 71.12 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-9f38-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_324789

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