General Tom Thumb

General Tom Thumb

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Description (Brief)
Color advertising print of a small man (Tom Thumb) in dress suit standing on the seat of an elaborately carved side chair. This central image is surrounded by twelve views of Tom Thumb in various roles and topped by a view of a miniature coach and horses.
Object Name
lithograph
Date made
1849
depicted
Thumb, Tom
maker
Currier, Nathaniel
original artist
Plumbe, Jr., John
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Measurements
image: 10 1/2 in x 13 in; 26.67 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
DL.60.3492a
catalog number
60.3492A
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Circus
Museums and Galleries
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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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