From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/Title[Untitled, a man named Thomas sitting with a book in his hand].
About this objectThe Johnson, Wilson & Co. Publishers produced steel engraving in the 19th century. The first name of the man in the engraving is Thomas, however the rest of the name is illegible. The engraving is a good example of the quality work that was produced by the Johnson, Wilson & Co. Publishers. The engraving was painted by Alonzo Chappel who was an American painter. Chappel was most notably known for his paintings depicting people and events from the American Revolution.
Place MadeNew York City, New York
MakerJohnson, Wilson & Co. Publishers
Date Madec.a. 1850
Medium and MaterialsSteel Engraving
Inscription and Marksrecto: [ink] Thomas (illegible). recto: [ink] Painted by Alonzo Chappelrecto: [ink] Likeness from a daguerreotype by Claudetsrecto: [ink] Johnson, Wilson & Co. Publishers, New York. recto: [ink] Entered according to act of Congress AL1874 by Johnson, Wilson & Co. in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington. verso: [pencil] 158verso: [pencil] G 775 verso: [pencil] 74:072:2
Measurementsimage: 18.3 cm x 13.5 cm
overall: 27.5 cm x 21 cm
Subject and Association Keywords19th century engraving
Subject and Association Keywords1800s
Subject and Association KeywordsNew York
Subject and Association KeywordsJohnson, Wilson & Co. Publishers
Subject and Association Keywordssteel engraving