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View from West Laurel Hill Cemetery. Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Printer:Printed by Kellogg & Bulkeley , American, 1867 - 1990
Publisher:Published by Kellogg & Bulkeley , American, 1867 - 1990
After a work by:After a work by Thomas Moran , American, 1837 - 1926
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 8 5/16 x 12 3/8in. (21.1 x 31.4cm) Sheet (height x width): 10 x 15 3/4in. (25.4 x 40cm)
Credit Line: The Newman S. Hungerford Museum Fund
Description: View across a grassy lawn down a hill to a broad river. An arched bridge is in the distance. Grave monuments, including a pyramid and a statue of a woman seated beside a broken column, are scattered about the lawn. Two large square blocks of stone are in the left foreground. Large trees and a winding path are at the left. A woman is seated beside the path, beneath a small tree. A man stands beside her.
Source Note: The composition is directly based on a wood engraving after Thomas Moran that was published in Harper's Weekly on October 17, 1871. The composition is in reverse. (Finlay, 5/11/2007)
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "VIEW FROM WEST LAUREL HILL CEMETERY. / NEAR PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA." On verso, lower right, in pencil, accession number.
Object Number: 2006.48.0
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