Shooting Turkeys for Thanksgiving - Day

Shooting Turkeys for Thanksgiving - Day

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Description (Brief)
Colored print; outdoor scene of a group of men and children with rifles standing together in front of a building, preparing to shoot turkeys in the distant snow-covered field. Another group of similar men engage in the same activity in the background.
John Childs, was an engraver, lithographer, artist, and print colorist active in New York between the years 1836 to 1844, and in Philadelphia from 1848 through the 1860's. For a brief period while in New York, he published a quantity of political cartoons.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
date made
after 1862
maker
Childs, John
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 10 1/2 in x 14 1/4 in; 26.67 cm x 36.195 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2416
catalog number
60.2416
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Horses
Architecture
Children
Birds
Thanksgiving
Holidays and Celebrations, general
Hunting
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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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