Torchlight Procession Around The World

Torchlight Procession Around The World

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Description (Brief)
Colored print celebrating the laying of the Transatlantic cable on September 1, 1858. Depicts torchlight procession spanning the continents in the central image, with portrait vingettes of Cyrus Field, Benjamin Franklin, Samuel Morse, and Captain Hudson in each of the four corners.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
date made
1858
depicted
Franklin, Benjamin
Morse, Samuel Finley Breese
Field, Cyrus W.
maker
Weingartner, Adam
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 18 in x 14 in; 45.72 cm x 35.56 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2490
catalog number
60.2490
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
Chronology: 1850-1859
Fire Fighting
Indians
Civic Associations
Transatlantic Cable
Laying of Transatlantic Cable
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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