Contains 3 Results:
Photogravure of John Trumbull’s “Signing of the Declaration of Independence.” , 1876-1918
Sub-Series — Box: 0275.05, Folder: 01
Scope and Contents The original image, a 12 x 18 ft oil on canvas painting in the United States Capitol Rotunda, was created 1817-1819 by John Trumbull (1756-1843). A steel engraving of the Trumbull painting was made in 1823 by Asher B. Durand (1796-1883). The photogravure image was made after the steel engraving of the painting. Lehigh University has several versions of this image. This version indicates at lower right corner - Made by Photogravure & Color Co. N.Y. It measures 33.5 x 41 cm and...
Framed picture “The Black Diamond Lehigh Valley Railroad”, 1913-1938
Sub-Series — Box: 0275.05, Folder: 02
Scope and Contents Large framed faux “painting” (a color lithographic reproduction) of steam locomotive No. 2010 traveling through the railroad yard at Sayre, Pennsylvania. With frame measuring 27 ¾ inches by 45 inches, from the back it easily can be determined that the image is a paper lithograph glued onto canvas and then mounted on stretchers (20 inches by 41 inches). On the gilded wood frame is nailed a brass plate “The Black Diamond Lehigh Valley Railroad” (surface is in poor condition). The steam...
Patent from The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to John Richardson, marked 130, 1794
Item — Box: 0275.05, Folder: 02
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains approximately 384 documents (deeds, titles, indentures, correspondence and leases) for anthracite coal lands, 40 envelopes, 20 maps, two pamphlets, one photogravure, and one large colored "painting." In general, the items are dusty, stained, crumpled, and some are very fragile.The earliest date mentioned in the documents is 1773 (Tomlinson survey of land) referred to in a later dated deed to the most recent items from the Peca Coal Company dated 1962. The...