A Home in the Country

A Home in the Country

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Description (Brief)
Colored print; country scene with Dutch-colonial farm houses along a country lane with picket and split rail fences, and a church with cupola in the background. Lane is filled with school children and some adults. Four children are swinging on a gate at right, a girl sits pensively under a tree at center. Text beginning "How dear to my heart are the scenes of my childhood," appears below the image on either side of the title.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
chromolithograph
Object Type
Chromolithograph
date made
ca 1860
maker
Kelly, Thomas
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 17 1/4 in x 25 1/4 in; 43.815 cm x 64.135 cm
overall: 24 in x 30 in; 60.96 cm x 76.2 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2455
catalog number
60.2455
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Carriages
Drinking
Architecture, Domestic Buildings
Children
Architecture
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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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