Samoan Dance

Description (Brief):

This engraved printing plate was prepared to print an image of "Samoan Dance" for the publication "The Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842," 1844, Volume 2, following page 142, in the edition Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, 1845. The engraving was produced by Alfred Jones after a sketch by A.T. Agate.

Description (Brief)

Conservation treatment for this printing plate was provided through a grant from the American Historical Print Collectors Society.

Date Made: 1845

Associated Name: Wilkes, CharlesOriginal Artist: Agate, A. T.Printer: Sherman, C.Publisher: Lea & BlanchardEngraver: Jones, AlfredMaker: Agate, A. T.

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: 1999.0145.334Accession Number: 1999.0145Catalog Number: 1999.0145.334

Object Name: Plateplate, printingObject Type: Engraving

Measurements: overall: 26.3 cm x 33.5 cm; 10 3/8 in x 13 3/16 in


Record Id: nmah_600572

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