Catching Rabbits

Catching Rabbits

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Description (Brief)
Black and white print of two boys, Henry Luke Rowland (standing) and Lewis Smith Davis (kneeling) in a forest clearing. One boy holds up a rabbit while the other resets a home-made wooden trap. Their clothes, though upper class in origin, are torn and patched and include high boots, a fur cap, vest, and fitted coat.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
date made
ca 1854
depicted
Rowland, Henry Luke
Davis, Luke Smith
maker
Goupil and Company
artist
Mount, William Sidney
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 14 3/4 in x 18 3/4 in; 37.465 cm x 47.625 cm
overall: 16 1/2 in x 20 1/2 in; 41.91 cm x 52.07 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2438
catalog number
60.2438
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Wild Animals
Children
Hunting
Rabbits
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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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