Print (Steel engraving)

  • Title:

    VIEW OF THE CAPITOL AT WASHINGTON.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    William Henry Bartlett (Draftsman)

    Joseph Clayton Bentley (Engraver)

    George Virtue (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1839

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Engraved, Etched, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1955.0132


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1955.0132

Object Name

Print (Steel engraving)

Title

VIEW OF THE CAPITOL AT WASHINGTON.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of John A. H. Sweeney

Creator (Role)

William Henry Bartlett (Draftsman)
1809-1854

Joseph Clayton Bentley (Engraver)
1809-1851

George Virtue (Publisher)

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1839

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower left beneath image; W. H. Bartlett
2. Inscription; Lower right beneath image; C. J. Bentley.
3. Inscription; Bottom center; London. Published for the Proprietors, by Geo:Virtue, 26, Ivy Lane, 1839.

Subjects

Building view; Landscape

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Engraved, Etched, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

7.73 (H) , 10.18 (W) , 6 (Image H) , 7.09 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

19.63 (H) , 25.85 (W) , 6 (Image H) , 7.09 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at top. No plate marks.

Publisher Summary

Virtue, George

Publication Date

1839

Place of Publication

26 Ivy Lane, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with transparent and opaque watercolors

Object Description

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