Print (Engraving)

  • Title:

    WILLIAM CLIFFTON.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    David Edwin (Engraver)

    Robert Field (Painter)

    Moses Thomas (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1813-1820

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Stipple engraved, Line engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1968.0394.045


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1968.0394.045

Object Name

Print (Engraving)

Title

WILLIAM CLIFFTON.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

David Edwin (Engraver)
12//1776-02/22/1841
References: Appleton's Cylcopedia of American Biography; Groce and Wallace, Artists in America, 1564-1860 (1957). Edwin executed hundreds of stipple-engraved portraits of famous persons. See 68.394.1-.217.

Robert Field (Painter)
c. 1769-1819

Moses Thomas (Publisher)

Place of Origin

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

Date

1813-1820

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower left beneath image; Field pinx\t.
2. Inscription; Lower right beneath image; Edwin sc.
3. Inscription; Bottom center below legend; Engraved for the Analectic Magazine __Published by M. Thomas

Subjects

Book illustration; Portrait

Materials

Ink; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Stipple engraved, Line engraved

Dimensions (inches)

8.94 (H) , 5.6 (W) , 5.4 (Image H) , 3.08 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

22.71 (H) , 14.2 (W) , 5.4 (Image H) , 3.08 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

OH at left. OW at bottom. Print H: 8.31 in. (21.11 cm). Print W: 5.0 in. (12.6 cm). Plate H: 6.5 in. (16.52 cm). Plate W not available.

Publisher Summary

Thomas, Moses

Place of Publication

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

Watermark

none

Edition Notes

Published in The Analectic Magazine (Philadelphia: M. Thomas, 1813-20). Need to find volume and issue no.

Object Description

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