Botanical subjects


In the antebellum period, some women found employment making drawings for lithographic firms. Botanical illustrations like these, intended foruse in books and periodicals, often were drawn by women.

Date Made: ca 1840-1841

Designer: Negus, CarolineGraphic Artist: Sharp, WilliamMichelin, Francis

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

Subject: Plants


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Credit Line: Gift of L. Prang & Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.01236Catalog Number: 01236Accession Number: 20593

Object Name: PrintprintlithographObject Type: LithographOther Terms: Print; Lithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: sheet: 47.5 cm x 30 cm; 18 11/16 in x 11 13/16 in


Record Id: nmah_803296

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