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We Are the Boys!!
1846
Printer:Printed by Kelloggs & Thayer , American, 1846 - 1847
Publisher:Published by Kelloggs & Thayer , American, 1846 - 1847
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 9 1/4 x 12 1/8in. (23.5 x 30.8cm) Sheet (height x width): 9 7/8 x 13in. (25.1 x 33cm)
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Description: A man stands in a two-wheeled cart drawn by a running horse. He wears a coat, pants, and top hat; he holds a whip in his right hand and the reins in both hands. A woman is seated beside him. She wears a dress with a lace collar, bell sleeves and undersleeves, and a straw bonnet trimmed with flowers and ribbons. She holds a single flower in her right hand. A wooden signpost in the left background reads: "15 Miles to New York!" Rocks and a leafless tree are nearby. A high stone wall is in the right background.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "WE ARE THE BOYS!!" Lower center, beneath image, "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1846, by Kelloggs & Thayer, in the clerks office, in the district court, for the southern district of N.Y." On verso, in pencil: upper right, accession number "Dwr 41" "consv CPC 1987".
Object Number: 1973.83.6
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