Print (Aquatint)

  • Title:

    A SOUTH WEST VIEW OF SANDERSON'S FRANKLIN HOUSE/ CHESTNUT S.\T PHILADELPHIA.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    John Rubens Smith (Designer, draftsman and engraver)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1844-1845

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Aquatint, Etched, Engraved, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1960.0358.004


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1960.0358.004

Object Name

Print (Aquatint)

Title

A SOUTH WEST VIEW OF SANDERSON'S FRANKLIN HOUSE/ CHESTNUT S.\T PHILADELPHIA.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

John Rubens Smith (Designer, draftsman and engraver)
1775-1849
References: Fowble, Two Centuries of Prints in America, pp. 357-58 & 399. Groce, New-York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America. (New Haven, 1957), p.589. Stauffer, American Engravers on Copper and Steel, vol. 1, p.252.

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1844-1845

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower center, beneath image; DRAWN & ENGRAVED BY JOHN RUBEN SMITH

Subjects

City view; Building view

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Aquatint, Etched, Engraved, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

15.6 (H) , 21.7 (L) , 11.6 (Image H) , 18.3 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

39.6 (H) , 55.2 (L) , 11.6 (Image H) , 18.3 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Plate H: 14.7 in. (37.3 cm). Plate W: 18.3 in. (46.5 cm). H at left. OW at lower right corner (rounded measurements taken 1 cm from bottom. IW at bottom.

Place of Publication

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Inc. & The Walpole Society. 1963 Prints pertaining to America: a list of publications in English, relating to prints about that portion of America now included in the United States with emphasis on the period 1650-1850: and a checklist of prints in an exhibition to commemorate the 1962. 99 p.
Published: no. 39, p. 23.
[Book] Fowble, E. McSherry. 1987 Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880 : A Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection.
Published: no. 249, pp. 357-359.
[Book] Stauffer, David McNeely. 1907 American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel.
Print listed as cat. no. 2935, p. 495.