Print (Steel engraving)

  • Title:

    Title page from Nathaniel Parker Willis, American Scenery (London: George Virtue, and New York: R. Martin & Co., 1840).

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    William Henry Bartlett (Draftsman)

    Robert Wallis (Engraver)

    Nathaniel Parker Willis (Author)

    George Virtue (Publisher)

    R. Martin & Co. (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1840-1840

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Engraved, Etched, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1967.0213


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1967.0213

Object Name

Print (Steel engraving)

Title

Title page from Nathaniel Parker Willis, American Scenery (London: George Virtue, and New York: R. Martin & Co., 1840).

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of John A. H. Sweeney

Creator (Role)

William Henry Bartlett (Draftsman)
1809-1854

Robert Wallis (Engraver)
1794-1878

Nathaniel Parker Willis (Author)
1806-1867
Willis founded the New York Mirror in 1829.

George Virtue (Publisher)

R. Martin & Co. (Publisher)
R. Martin & Co. co-published (with George Virtue in London) the 1840 edition of Nathaniel Parker Willis, American Scenery.

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1840-1840

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower left beneath image; W. H. Bartlett.
2. Inscription; Lower right beneath image; R. Wallis.
3. Inscription; Bottom center; LONDON./ PUBLISHED BY GEORGE VIRTUE, 26, IVY LANE./ R. MARTIN & C.\o NEW YORK.

Subjects

Building view; Landscape

Materials

Ink; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Engraved, Etched, Hand colored

Construction Description

Coloring added later.

Dimensions (inches)

9.77 (H) , 7.59 (W) , 8.9 (Image H) , 6.94 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

24.81 (H) , 19.29 (W) , 8.9 (Image H) , 6.94 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at right. W at top.

Publisher Summary

Virtue, George

Publication Date

1840

Place of Publication

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

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Edition Notes

Title page from Nathaniel Parker Willis, American Scenery (London: George Virtue, and New York: R. Martin & Co., 1840).

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1987 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880 : A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
Published: no. 38, pp. 90-91.