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Object Name Print
Title Wood engraving, "City of Louisville"
Catalog Number 2004.41.379
Creator Beaulieu
Date 1855
Material(s) Paper
Dimensions H-8.25 W-10.75 inches
Description This is a painting done by Beaulieu in 1855 of Louisville, Kentucky. The image is titled "City of Louisville" and depicts a city with a lot of buildings and people in the streets. In the foreground there is a white building with a white wall that connects to a smaller white building at the left. In front of that is a lot of people walking, riding on horse back, and on carts and carriages and that street continues to the right then turns to the back of the image. The background is filled with many buildings and houses, there is a fenced in grassy area at the left in the middle and a factory with smokestacks at the right. Past the city there are hills and blue sky at the top of the image.
Notes There are no notes for this piece.
Collection Martin F. Schmidt Collection
People Beaulieu
Schmidt, Martin F.
Subjects Painting
Cities & towns
Horseback riding
Horses
People
Search Terms Louisville (Ky.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS