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Guide to the American Art-Union Print Collection
1840-1851
 PR 159

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Collection processed by Jenny Gotwals

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 03, 2022
Description is in English.

Container List

Series I: Membership Prints

Container 1     Title Date
Folder: FF-1 "Gen. Marion in His Swamp Encampment Inviting a British Officer to Dinner,"after John Blake White, engraved by John Sartain, printed by J. Dalton (1 copy)
1840
Folder: FF-2 "The Artist's Dream," after George H. Comegys, engraved by John Sartain (1 copy)
1841
Folder: FF-2 "Caius Marius on the Ruins of Carthage," after John Vanderlyn, engraved by Stephen Alonso Schoff (1 copy)
1842
Folder: FF-1 "Sparking," after Francis W. Edmonds, engraved by Alfred Jones, printed by J. M. Emerson & Co. (1 copy)
1844
Folder: FF-1 "Escape of Captain Wharton," drawn by Thomas F. Hoppin ,etched by John Francis E. Prudhomme, printed by C. Thomas (1 copy)
1844
Folder: FF-1 "The Capture of Major Andre," after Asher B. Durand, engraved by Alfred Jones, landscape engraved by James Smillie and Robert Hinshelwood, printed by W. E. Smith (4 copies)
1845
Folder: FF-2 "Sir Walter Raleigh, Parting with his Wife," after Emmanuel Leutze, engraved by Thomas Doney, printed by J. Dalton (1 copy)
1846
Folder: FF-2 "The Jolly Flatboat Men," after George Caleb Bingham, engraved by Thomas Doney, printed by Powell & Co. (1 copy)
1847
Folder: FF-2 "The Signing of the Death Warrant of Lady Jane Grey," after Daniel Huntington,engraved by Charles Burt, printed by J. Dalton (1 copy)
1848
Box: 1 Illustrations of Rip Van Winkle, 11 pp. text by Washington Irving with 6 leaves etched by Felix O.C. Darley, lithoprinted by Sarony & Major (1 copy)
1848
Folder: FF-1 "The Voyage of Life—Youth," after Thomas Cole, engraved by James Smillie (2 copies)
1849
Folder: FF-2 "The Voyage of Life—Youth," after Thomas Cole, engraved by James Smillie (9 copies)

Scope and Contents

Includes proofs and prints before letters.

1849
Box: 1 Illustrations of Sleepy Hollow, 16 pp. text by Washington Irving with 6 leaves etched by Felix O.C. Darley, lithoprinted by Sarony & Major (2 copies)
1849
Folder: FF-2 "Anne Page, Slender and Shallow. A Scene from the Merry Wives of Windsor," after Charles R. Leslie, engraved by Charles Burt, printed by J. Dalton (1 copy)
1850
Box: 1 "The Card Players," after Richard Caton Woodville, engraved by Charles Burt, printed by J. Dalton (2 copies)
1850
Folder: FF-1 "The Card Players," after Richard Caton Woodville, engraved by Charles Burt, printed by J. Dalton (1 copy)
1850
Box: 1 "Dream of Arcadia," after Thomas Cole, engraved by James Smillie, printed by W. E. Smith (3 copies)
1850
Box: 1 "The Image Breaker," after Emmanuel Leutze, engraved by Alfred Jones, printed by J. Dalton (3 copies)
1850
Box: 1 "The New Scholar," after Francis W. Edmonds, engraved by Alfred Jones (2 copies)
1850
Folder: FF-2 "Mexican News," after R. C. Woodville, engraved by Alfred Jones (1 copy)
1851
Box: 1 "American Harvesting," after Jasper F. Cropsey, engraved by James Smillie, printed by J. Dalton (3 copies)
1851
Box: 1 "Bargaining for a Horse," after William S. Mount, engraved by Charles Burt (5 copies)
1851
Box: 1 "Marion Crossing the Pedee," after William Ranney, engraved by Charles Burt, printed by J. Dalton (3 copies)
1851
Box: 1 "Mount Washington from the Valley of Conway," after John F. Kensett,engraved by James Smillie, printed by J. Dalton (3 copies)
1851
Box: 1 "Old '76 and Young '48," after Richard C. Woodville, engraved by J. I. Pease, printed by J. Dalton (4 copies)
1851

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