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Authors of the United States.

Author: Thomas Hicks; Alexander Hay Ritchie
Publisher: [New York : s.n., 1866]
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Original artwork : English
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Subject: Imagined group portrait of forty-four American authors, both male and female, gathered together in a Classical style hall, some seated and some standing. James Fenimore Cooper is seen at center standing behind a table, with the other authors seated at tables, standing behind tables or standing on the two staircases. Books are seen scattered around on the tables and the floor. On a balcony behind the authors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Intaglio prints
Portrait prints
Group portraits
Portraits
Named Person: Washington Irving; William Cullen Bryant; James Fenimore Cooper; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; L H Sigourney; Edgar Allan Poe; Nathaniel Hawthorne; George Bancroft; Henry Ward Beecher; Ralph Waldo Emerson; John Greenleaf Whittier; Fitz-Greene Halleck
Material Type: Graphic, Original artwork
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hicks; Alexander Hay Ritchie
OCLC Number: 499459297
Notes: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1866 by Thomas Hicks, in the clerk's office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York."
Includes a key to the print.
Description: 1 print : engraving ; image and text 52.5 x 88 cm., on sheet 66 x 102 cm.
Contents: Irving --
Bryant --
Cooper --
Longfellow --
Miss Sedgwick --
Mrs. Sigourney --
Mrs. Southworth --
Mitchell --
Willis --
Holmes --
Kennedy --
Mrs. Mowatt Ritchie --
Alice Carey --
Prentice --
G.W. Kendall --
Morris --
Poe --
Tuckerman --
Hawthorne --
Simms --
P. Pendleton Cooke --
Hoffman --
Prescott --
Bancroft --
Parke Godwin --
Motley --
Beecher --
Curtis --
Emerson --
R.H. Dana --
Margaret Fuller (Ossoli) --
Channing --
Mrs. Stowe --
Mrs. Kirkland --
Whittier --
Lowell --
Boker --
Bayard Taylor --
Saxe --
Stoddard --
Mrs. Amelia Welby --
Gallagher --
Cozzens --
Halleck.
Responsibility: Painted by Thomas Hicks. Engraved by A.H. Ritchie.

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Subject: Imagined group portrait of forty-four American authors, both male and female, gathered together in a Classical style hall, some seated and some standing. James Fenimore Cooper is seen at center standing behind a table, with the other authors seated at tables, standing behind tables or standing on the two staircases. Books are seen scattered around on the tables and the floor. On a balcony behind the authors are three full length sculptures, including one of William Shakespeare at center.

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