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Graphic artist:
Moran, Thomas  Search this
Photographer:
Jackson, William Henry  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
sheet: 43.2 cm x 32.9 cm; 17 in x 12 15/16 in
plate: 20 cm x 30 cm; 7 7/8 in x 11 13/16 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
roulette
Etching
Associated Place:
United States: New Mexico
Date made:
1881
Associated Date:
1881
Description:
Thomas Moran etched this view of a mission church in New Mexico in 1881 after a photograph by friend and traveling companion William Henry Jackson (1843–1942). Moran had met Jackson in 1871 on Ferdinand V. Hayden’s Yellowstone expedition, the first government-sponsored survey of that area. Jackson and Moran worked side by side recording views. While Moran’s paintings of the West made his reputation, fewer than one-fifth of his etchings depict Western or Mexican scenes. His signature “TYM” at lower left stands for Thomas “Yellowstone” Moran.
The church shown in this print was replaced by a stone building in the early 20th century, and the San Juan Pueblo recently changed its name to Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo. It lies twenty-five miles north of Santa Fe.
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Indians  Search this
ID Number:
GA.14750
Catalog number:
14750
Accession number:
94830
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-b251-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1002264