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Artist: Bass Otis (1784 - 1861) Primary
Date: 1819
19th century
Dimensions: 3.31 x 5.13 in. (8.41 x 13.02 cm)
Dimensions Extent: Image
Object Type: Print
Creation Place: North America, United States
Medium and Support: Lithograph
Credit Line: Gift of James Reed, 2019.
Accession Number: 2019.03.255
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This work by the Philadelphia painter Bass Otis is an impression of what is believed to be the earliest surviving lithograph in the United States.




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prints
Pictorial works produced by transferring images by means of a matrix such as a plate, block, or screen, using any of various printing processes. When emphasizing the individual printed image, use "impressions." Avoid the controversial expression "original prints," except in reference to discussions of the expression's use. If prints are neither "reproductive prints" nor "popular prints," use the simple term "prints." With regard to photographs, prefer "photographic prints"; for types of reproductions of technical drawings and documents, see terms found under "reprographic copies."
public domain
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