Print (Engraving)

  • Title:

    (Portrait of an unidentified man)

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    Cephas G. Childs (Engraver)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1820-1840

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Stipple engraved, Crayon manner engraved, Etched, Chine collé, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1982.0041


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1982.0041

Object Name

Print (Engraving)

Title

(Portrait of an unidentified man)

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Cephas G. Childs (Engraver)
1793-1871

Place of Origin

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

Date

1820-1840

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right of center beneath image; C. G. Childs

Subjects

Portrait

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Stipple engraved, Crayon manner engraved, Etched, Chine collé, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

7.79 (H) , 5.6 (W) , 2.6 (Image H) , 2.8 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

19.78 (H) , 14.1 (W) , 2.6 (Image H) , 2.8 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

OH and OW of backing. H at left. W at bottom. Print H: 7.7 in. (19.5 cm). Print W: 5.0 in. (12.6 cm).

State

Proof without letters

Watermark

none

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

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