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Graphic artist:
Sarony, Major, & Knapp  Search this
Sarony, Major, & Knapp  Search this
unknown  Search this
Original artist:
Stanley, John Mix  Search this
Stanley, John Mix  Search this
Author:
Stevens, Isaac Ingalls  Search this
Printer:
Ford, Thomas H.  Search this
Publisher:
U.S. War Department  Search this
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Command  Search this
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
Object Name:
plate
print
Object Type:
Tinted Lithograph
Place Made:
United States: New York, New York
Location of book publication:
United States: District of Columbia
Date of book publication:
1860
Description:
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 <I>Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean</I>, “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
ID Number:
GA.24834
Catalog number:
24834
Accession number:
1978.0612
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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