American Superiority at the World's Great Fair 1851

American Superiority at the World's Great Fair/ 1851

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Description (Brief)
Black and white print of American objects exhibited at the 1851 Crystal Palace World's Fair. The yacht "America" is the central image. Other vignettes include images of the Crystal Palace, as well as of items that won prizes for the Americans including the McCormick Reaper, a lock, and a Colt revolver.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
Date made
1851
maker
Perkin's Sun Lithographic Establishment
Thomas, R. H.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Measurements
image: 21 1/2 in x 17 5/8 in; 54.61 cm x 44.7675 cm
ID Number
DL.60.3289
catalog number
60.3289
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
U.S. National Government, executive branch
Communication, newspapers
Expositions and Fairs
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
Chronology: 1850-1859
Carriages
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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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