View of the Wailevu or Peale's River

Description (Brief):

This engraved printing plate was prepared to print an image of "View of the Wailevu or Peale's River" for the publication "The Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842," 1844, Volume 3, page 131 in the edition Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, 1845. The engraving was produced by G. B. Ellis after a sketch by Titian Ramsey Peale.

Date Made: 1845

Associated Name: Wilkes, CharlesOriginal Artist: Peale, Titian RamsayGraphic Artist: Ellis, G.B.Printer: Sherman, C.Maker: Lea & Blanchard

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: 1999.0145.358Accession Number: 1999.0145Catalog Number: 1999.0145.358

Object Name: Plateplate, printingObject Type: Engraving

Measurements: overall: 44.6 cm x 25.8 cm; 17 9/16 in x 10 3/16 in


Record Id: nmah_600596

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