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A Miniature of the World in the 19th Century
A Miniature of the World in the 19th Century
Date:
mid 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Engraving With Hand Coloring
Dimensions:
19.4 x 32 cm (image); 32.9 x 42.7 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Provenance:

Harry T. Peters (1881-1948), a wealthy New York coal merchant and sportsman, author of California on Stone (1935)

Accession Number:
57.6.41
Acquisition Date:
1957-04-22
Credit Line:

Gift of the Estate of Natalie W. Peters, Harry T. Peters, Jr. and Natalie P. Webster

Allegory on California adventures of 19th c.; thunderstorm,men dropping over edge of cliff on left; men in frock coat digging for gold in foreground; men grouped in black with Bible quotes; path on right leading upward