Sons of Temperance published by Kelloggs & Comstock


This colored print is an interior scene depicting two men in formal dress standing in front of a window. They are both wearing badges on ribbons and one holds a document containing a temperance pledge.

This print was produced by the lithographic firm of Kelloggs & Comstock in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1848, John Chenevard Comstock (1818-1862) formed a partnership with E.B. and E.C. Kellogg. In 1850, Edmund Burke Kellogg (1809-1872) left the firm, leaving his brother Elijah Chapman Kellogg (1811-1881) and J.C. Comstock to run the lithography firm as Kellogg and Comstock. The short-lived partnership disbanded in 1851. It was not until 1855 that Edmund Burke Kellogg rejoined his brother E.C. Kellogg and continued the successful operation of the family’s lithography firm. The print was distributed by D. Needham of New York City.

Date Made: ca 1850

Distributors: Ensign, Thayer and CompanyDepicted: Sons of TemperanceMaker: Kelloggs & Comstock

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Hartford

Subject: DrinkingUniforms, fraternalFraternal AssociationsTemperance


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Family & Social Life, Temperance Movement, Art, Peters Prints, Domestic Furnishings


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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.2948Catalog Number: 60.2948Accession Number: 228146Maker Number: 364

Object Name: lithographObject Type: Lithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)hand-colored (image production method/technique)Measurements: image: 12 in x 8 3/4 in; 30.48 cm x 22.225 cm


Record Id: nmah_325228

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