Creator

Charles Magnus

Creation Date

1850

Era

1800-1900

Medium

Chromolithograph

Dimensions

9 x 6.3, 10.5 x 6.8 (in frame)

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.3

Creator Biography

Charles Magnus, American, 1826-1900.

Description

Color print of Cincinnati during the 19th century Industrial Revolution.The background is is lined with mountains and a river. Newly constructed houses and factories with large chimneys and smokestacks are scattered throughout the background. The middle ground is also filled with houses, factories and smokestacks. In the foreground are lush bushes and trees with houses and people.

Provenance

Sold by Charles Magnus, 12 Frankfort St., New York. Presented by Fuchs and Lang co. (manufacturer of lithographs in 19th cent) New York. Price tag: $12.00

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