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Falls of St. Anthony on the Mississippi, plate seven of the first number of Picturesque Views of American Scenery

A work made of aquatint with etching and hand-coloring on cream wove paper.
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  • A work made of aquatint with etching and hand-coloring on cream wove paper.

Date:

1819/21

Artist:

John Hill (American, 1770-1850)
after Joshua Shaw (American, born England, c. 1777-1860)
after a drawing by Captain Joshua Rowley Watson, R.N. (English, 1772-1818)
published by Matthew Carey & Son (American, active 1795-1821)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

John Hill

Title

Falls of St. Anthony on the Mississippi, plate seven of the first number of Picturesque Views of American Scenery

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

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1819–1821

Medium

Aquatint with etching and hand-coloring on cream wove paper

Dimensions

Image: 24.9 × 33.8 cm (9 13/16 × 13 5/16 in.); Plate: 28.6 × 37.6 cm (11 5/16 × 14 13/16 in.); Sheet: 38.2 × 55.7 cm (15 1/16 × 21 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Print and Drawing Club

Reference Number

1928.573.7

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