Lithograph of "Cascades of the Columbia"

Lithograph of "Cascades of the Columbia"

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The lithographic firm of Sarony, Major & Knapp (1857–1867) of New York printed this lithograph of “Cascades of the Columbia” originally drawn by John M. Stanley (1814–1872) of Detroit (1834–1840, 1864–1872) and Washington, D.C. (1850–1860). The illustration was printed as Plate XLV in the “General Report” of volume XII of Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, “Narrative Final Report of Explorations for a Route for a Pacific Railroad, near the Forty–Seventh and Forty–Ninth Parallels of North Latitude, St. Paul to Puget Sound”. The volume was printed in 1860 by Thomas H. Ford in Washington, D.C.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
plate
print
Object Type
Tinted Lithograph
Other Terms
plate; Lithograph
date of book publication
1860
graphic artist
Sarony, Major, & Knapp
original artist
Stanley, John Mix
graphic artist
Sarony, Major, & Knapp
original artist
Stanley, John Mix
author
Stevens, Isaac Ingalls
printer
Ford, Thomas H.
graphic artist
Sarony, Major, & Knapp
publisher
U.S. War Department
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Command
Place Made
United States: New York, New York
location of book publication
United States: District of Columbia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17.9 cm x 24.9 cm; 7 1/16 in x 9 13/16 in
ID Number
GA.24834
catalog number
24834
accession number
1978.0612
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