Print (Aquatint)

  • Title:

    View of the Water Gap and Columbia Glass works River Delaware

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Thomas Birch (Painter)

    William Strickland (Aquatinter)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1817-1830

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Aquatint, Etched, Engraved, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1965.0078


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1965.0078

Object Name

Print (Aquatint)

Title

View of the Water Gap and Columbia Glass works River Delaware

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Thomas Birch (Painter)
1779-01/14/1851

William Strickland (Aquatinter)
1787-04/07/1854
References: Appleton's Cyclopedia; Agnes Addison Gilchrist, William Strickland: Architect and Engineer, 1788-1854 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1950).

Place of Origin

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

Date

1817-1830

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower left beneath image; T. Birch pinx.
2. Inscription; Lower right beneath image; Strickland sc.

Subjects

Landscape

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Aquatint, Etched, Engraved, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

18.1 (H) , 23.25 (W) , 12.7 (Image H) , 19.4 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

45.9 (H) , 59.05 (W) , 12.7 (Image H) , 19.4 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at center. W above center. Plate H (at left): 15.2 in. (38.6 cm). Plate W (at bottom): 21.2 in. (53.8 cm).

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

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. 274, pp. 392-393.