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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M24983
People
Unidentified Artist
After Frances Flora Bond Palmer, American
Published by Currier & Ives, publ., American (active 1857 - 1907)
Title
"High Water" on the Mississippi
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1868
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/175352
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Lithograph and watercolor with gum varnish accents on cream wove paper
Technique
Lithograph
Dimensions
design: 46 x 71.3 cm (18 1/8 x 28 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: LITH. OF CURRIER & IVES, N.Y.
  • inscription: lower left corner of design area, lithographic ink, lithography, signed, in artist's hand: the lithographic artist's monogram: J.M.I. Del.
  • legend: yes, lower margin, lithographic ink, lithography, signed: attribution to the designer; copyright information; publisher; title; publication information: F.E. PALMER / Entered according to the Act of Congress, AD. 1868. by Currier & Ives, in the Clerk's Office, of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York / LITH. OF CURRIER & IVES, N.Y. / "HIGH WATER" IN THE MISSISSIPPI. / NEW YORK, PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES, 115 NASSAU STREET.
Provenance
Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer III, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2001
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
P. 3944
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Pulitzer III in memory of Joseph Pulitzer II, class of 1908
Accession Year
2001
Object Number
M24983
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John Michael Vlach, "Pretty Pictures for Troubled Times: Portrayals of Plantation Properties", The Civil War and the Material Culture of Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest: The David B. Warren Symposium, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Houston, 2012), Vol.3, pp. 33-54, repr. in color p. 45 as fig. 15

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