Print (Mezzotint)

  • Title:

    THE WASHINGTON FAMILY.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Illman & Sons (Engraver)

    Edward Savage (Painter)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1840-1860

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Mezzotint, Engraving, Etched

  • Museum Object Number:

    1976.0282.012


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1976.0282.012

Object Name

Print (Mezzotint)

Title

THE WASHINGTON FAMILY.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Miss Aileen M. du Pont

Creator (Role)

Illman & Sons (Engraver)
c.1840-c.1860
Thomas Illman later established the commercial print firm of Illman & Sons, c.1840-60, which continued after his death under the name of Illman Brothers. Thomas Illman's sons were William (b.1815/19), Henry (b. 1821), George (b. 1824), Frederick (b. c. 1825), Edward, Richard, and Charles T. (b. 1842). Illman & Sons did for publishing firms such as J. B Lippincott & Co.

Edward Savage (Painter)
11/26/1761-07/06/1817

Place of Origin

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

Date

1840-1860

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Center beneath image; Illman & Sons Sc

Subjects

George Washington; Portrait; Political figure

Materials

Ink; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Mezzotint, Engraving, Etched

Dimensions (inches)

6.3 (H) , 8.8 (W) , 5.4 (Image H) , 6.4 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

16.1 (H) , 22.4 (W) , 5.4 (Image H) , 6.4 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

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

Object Description

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