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Description (Brief)
This engraved wood block was used to print an image in the publication "Narrative of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842," 1844, Volume 1 (page 53 of the Lea & Blanchard 1845 stereotyped copy). The image was drawn by Joseph Drayton, and drawn on wood by F.O.C. Darley. It was engraved by F. E. Worcester, and originally printed by C. Sherman of Philadelphia in 1844.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Block
Object Type
Wood Engraving
relief
Date made
ca 1844
date made
ca 1844
Associated Name
Wilkes, Charles
author
Wilkes, Charles
Wilkes, Charles
graphic artist
Worcester, F. E.
original artist
Drayton, Joseph
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr
printer
Sherman, C.
publisher
Lea & Blanchard
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1999.0145.007
accession number
1999.0145
catalog number
1999.0145.007
U.S. Exploring Expedition
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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