Presented by the Congress of the United States to

Description (Brief):

This engraved printing plate was likely prepared to print a gift card to be distributed with some copies of the publication "The Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842." It's inscription reads: "Presented by the Congress of the United States to"

Date Made: 1844

Associated Name: Wilkes, CharlesEngraver: unknownIllustrator: unknown

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Related Event: U.S. Exploring Expedition


See more items in: Work and Industry: Graphic Arts, Wilkes Blocks


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1999.0145.310Accession Number: 1999.0145Catalog Number: 1999.0145.310

Object Name: PlatePlate, Presentationplate, printingObject Type: relief

Physical Description: copper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8.7 cm x 13 cm; 3 7/16 in x 5 1/8 in


Record Id: nmah_552826

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