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P.S. Duval's lithograhpic & color printing estab! Artizans Building Ranstead Place west from No. 26 South Fourth Street Philadelphia on stone by Schussele ; lith. & printed in color at the Estab!

P.S. Duval's lithograhpic & color printing estab! Artizans Building Ranstead Place west from No. 26 South Fourth Street Philadelphia on stone by Schussele ; lith. & printed in color at the Estab!

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description

Summary

Print shows a design for an advertisement for P.S. Duval's lithographic establishment in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, designed as an illuminated manuscript leaf with large ornamental initial letter "D" showing a scribe and a printer followed by text that presents the services available. At bottom is another illumination showing atrisans and scientists (painter, sculptor, geographer/mapmaker, musician, and mathematician). On the right, at top, is a bust portrait of George Washington in an oval frame, and below, Columbia/Liberty stands holding a sword with implements of the arts at her feet.
Title from item.
Inscribed in pencil at bottom left: "McA"; possibly a reference to John McAllister or Agnes Young McAllister.
(DLC/PP-1997:105)
Forms part of: Marian S. Carson collection at the Library of Congress.
Forms part of: Popular graphic art print filing series (Library of Congress).

date_range

Date

01/01/1852
place

Location

pennsylvania
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Source

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