Print (Line engraving)

  • Title:

    Emblem of the United States of America. Peace with all Nations; Partiality to none.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Samuel Harris (Engraver)

    John Coles Sr. (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    September 7 1804 (1804-1804)

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Engraved, Etched, Line engraved, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.0001 A


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1958.0001 A

Object Name

Print (Line engraving)

Title

Emblem of the United States of America. Peace with all Nations; Partiality to none.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Samuel Harris (Engraver)
1783-1810

John Coles Sr. (Publisher)

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

September 7 1804 (1804-1804)

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower center, within image, center ring; S. Harris sculp.
2. Inscription; Lower center, beneath title; Published according to the act of Congress, by John Coles, sen. BOSTON, Sept. 7. 1804.

Subjects

Allegory; American Eagle

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Engraved, Etched, Line engraved, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

14 (H) , 10 (W) , 11.5 (Image H) , 9.6 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

35.5 (H) , 25.5 (W) , 11.5 (Image H) , 9.6 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom. Chain interval: 2.4-2.6 cm; laid line frequency: 9 per cm.

Publisher Summary

Coles, John Sr.

Publication Date

09/07/1804

Place of Publication

Boston, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Watermark

Unidentified with an Indian shooting a bow and arrow and a countermark of "L BEMIS"

Coloring

Hand colored with translucent 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. 327, p. 463.
[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. 5, p. 15-16.
[Book] Stauffer, David McNeely. 1907 American Engravers Upon Copper and Steel.
Print listed as no. 1277, p. 214.
[Book] Library of Congress & Cresswell, Donald H. 1975 The American Revolution in Drawings and Prints: A Checklist of 1765-1790 Graphics in the Library of Congress. Compiled by Donald H. Cresswell.
Print listed as no. 638.