Court Reception of Columbus

Court Reception of Columbus

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Description (Brief)
Colored print of a bearded Columbus wearing a long purple cape and kneeling before king and queen who stand on a throne. Behind Columbus are three Indians bearing gifts. Also in the room are soldiers, courtiers, monks and scholars observing the proceedings. The setting is a Gothic style audience room decorated with statues. Proof before letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
chromolithograph
Object Type
Chromolithograph
date made
ca 1870
depicted
Columbus, Christopher
Isabella I Queen of Spain
Ferdinand V King of Spain
maker
Schile, Henry
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
chromolithograph (image production method/technique)
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
image: 17 1/2 in x 24 3/4 in; 44.45 cm x 62.865 cm
overall: 24 in x 30 in; 60.96 cm x 76.2 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2474
catalog number
60.2474
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
European History
Exploration and Discovery
Costume
Adornment
Architecture
Indians
Native Americans
Spain
New World
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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