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A New Method of Macarony Making As Practiced at Boston

A New Method of Macarony Making As Practiced at Boston

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Description (Brief)
Black and white print; outdoor scene of three men standing in front of a gallows with a broken rope hanging from the gallows. One man is tarred and feathered from from the neck down and has the other half of the broken rope around his neck. This refers to the 1774 tar and feathering of British custom officer John Malcom. The American holding the teapot is wearing a hat with "45" ,indicating his membership in the Sons of Liberty.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
date made
1830
maker
Pendleton's Lithography
artist
Johnston, David Claypool
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 11 in x 9 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2551
catalog number
60.2551
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Revolutionary War
Costume
Chronology: 1830-1839
Political Caricatures
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Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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