The Village School by Burrow-Giles Lithographic Company

The Village School by Burrow-Giles Lithographic Company

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Description (Brief)
Colored print of a 19th Century schoolroom scene. The schoolmaster is asleep at his desk while the students are engaged in a variety of misdeeds: fighting with each other, turning the clock ahead, drawing a caricature of the teacher, etc.
The lithograph was produced circa 1870 by Burrow-Giles Lithography Company in New York. The company is most noted as the defendant in a noted 1874 Supreme Court case, Burrow-Giles Lithographic Company v. Napoleon Sarony, concerning photographic copyright..
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
chromolithograph
Object Type
Chromolithograph
date made
ca 1870
maker
Burrow-Giles Lith. Company
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 11 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 46.99 cm
overall: 13 in x 20 in; 33.02 cm x 50.8 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2423
catalog number
60.2423
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Education
Communication, newspapers
Children
Furnishings
Comic prints
Architecture, Educational Buildings
Clocks
Holidays and Celebrations, general
Games
Heating
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Clothing & Accessories
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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