Lithograph of "Cascades of the Columbia"

Description (Brief):

This tinted lithograph of “Cascades of the Columbia" was produced by Sarony, Major & Knapp (fl. 1857-1867) after an original sketch by John Mix Stanley (1814-1872). It was printed as Plate XLV in Volume XII, Book I, following page 155, in the "General Report" by Isaac I. Stevens (1818-1862) in the "Report of Explorations for a Route for the Pacific Railroad near the 47th and 49th Parallels of North Latitude, from St. Paul, Minnesota, to Puget Sound," 1855.

Description (Brief)

The volume was published as part of the "Explorations and Surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a Railroad from the Mississippi river to the Pacific Ocean," published as a twelve volume set in the mid-1850s to 1860. Volume 12 was printed in 1860 by Thomas H. Ford (1814-1868).

Date Of Book Publication: 1860

Graphic Artist: Sarony, Major, & KnappOriginal Artist: Stanley, John MixGraphic Artist: Sarony, Major, & KnappOriginal Artist: Stanley, John MixAuthor: Stevens, Isaac IngallsPrinter: Ford, Thomas H.Graphic Artist: Sarony, Major, & KnappPublisher: U.S. War DepartmentU.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Command

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New YorkLocation Of Book Publication: United States: District of Columbia

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.24834Catalog Number: 24834Accession Number: 1978.0612

Object Name: plateprintObject Type: Tinted LithographOther Terms: plate; Lithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 17.9 cm x 24.9 cm; 7 1/16 in x 9 13/16 in


Record Id: nmah_804537

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