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Description (Brief)
This engraved printing plate was prepared to print an image of "Porpoise in a Gale" for the publication "The Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842," 1844, Volume 2, page 401. The engraving was produced by A.W. Graham after a sketch by A.T. Agate.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Plate
plate, printing
Object Type
Engraving
Date made
1845
Associated Name
Wilkes, Charles
original artist
Agate, A. T.
graphic artist
Graham, A. W.
printer
Sherman, C.
Maker
Lea & Blanchard
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Measurements
overall: 44.5 cm x 25.7 cm; 17 1/2 in x 10 1/8 in
ID Number
1999.0145.347
accession number
1999.0145
catalog number
1999.0145.347
U.S. Exploring Expedition
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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