Native of Terra del Fuego

Description (Brief):

This engraved printing plate was prepared to print an image of "Native of Terra del Fuego" for the publication "The Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842," 1844, Volume 1, following page 122, in the edition Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, 1845. The engraving was produced by the firm of Jordan & Halpin after a sketch by Joseph Drayton.

Date Made: 1845

Associated Name: Wilkes, CharlesOriginal Artist: Drayton, JosephGraphic Artist: JordanPrinter: Sherman, C.Maker: Lea & BlanchardGraphic Artist: Halpin

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: 1999.0145.317Accession Number: 1999.0145Catalog Number: 1999.0145.317

Object Name: Plateplate, printingObject Type: Engraving

Measurements: overall: 33.3 cm x 25.4 cm; 13 1/8 in x 10 in


Record Id: nmah_600555

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