Head-Dress of Chiefs

Head-Dress of Chiefs

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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 3, page 170. The image was drawn by A.T. Agate and J.H. Manning on wood. It was engraved by J.J. Butler, and originally printed by C. Sherman of Philadelphia in 1844.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Block
block, printing
Object Type
relief
block printing
Wood Engraving
date made
ca 1844
Associated Name
Wilkes, Charles
graphic artist
Butler, J. J.
original artist
Agate, A. T.
Manning, J. H.
stereotyper
Fagan, J.
publisher
Lea & Blanchard
printer
Sherman, C.
author
Wilkes, Charles
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 4 in; 7.62 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1999.0145.154
accession number
1999.0145
catalog number
1999.0145.154
U.S. Exploring Expedition
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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