Scene at Oatafu Island

Description (Brief):

This engraved printing plate was prepared to print an image of "Scene at Oatafu Island" for the publication "The Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842," 1844, Volume 5, following page 2, in the edition Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, 1845. The engraving was produced by W. E. Tucker after a sketch by A. T. Agate.

Date Made: 1845

Associated Name: Wilkes, CharlesOriginal Artist: Agate, A. T.Graphic Artist: Tucker, W. E.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: 1999.0145.380Accession Number: 1999.0145Catalog Number: 1999.0145.380

Object Name: Plateplate, printingObject Type: Engraving

Measurements: overall: 25.3 cm x 33.4 cm; 9 15/16 in x 13 1/8 in


Record Id: nmah_600618

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