Untitled (Alex Wilson)

Description (Brief):

Black & white print; oval half length portrait of a man (Alex Wilson) seated, holding the barrel of a gun and a rolled up piece of paper. Below the print is what appears to be a facsimilie of quote from a journal/diary dated 1804 and a copy of letter with his signature dated 1812. The quotes indicate his interest in collecting birds and publishing an orninthology.

Date Made: n.d.

Maker: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: World

Subject: Communication, letter writingBirds


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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.60.3149Catalog Number: 60.3149Accession Number: 228146

Object Name: lithographObject Type: Lithograph

Measurements: image: 5 in x 4 in; 12.7 cm x 10.16 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-7e02-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_325408

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