Title

Mount Shasta

Creation Date

1873

Era

1800-1900

Medium

Steel Engraving

Dimensions

9.6 x 6.9, 18 x 14 (in frame)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

2015.6

Creator Biography

James David Smillie, American, born in New York, NY, 1833-1909.

Description

Hand-colored steel engraving of Mt. Shasta an anctive volcano lacted on the border of Oregon and northern California.

Provenance

After one of about fifty special steel engravings (hand-colored) printed on extra heavy paper for picturesque American, 1872. Edited by William Cullen Bryant. Printed by D. Appleton & Co.; Engraver: Edward Paxman Brandard (1819-1898). Price tag: $20.

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