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Object Name Autograph
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-270
Date ca. 1865
Material(s) Paper;
Dimensions H-6.5 W-3.75 inches
Description This is a John Motley autograph and image. It is a steel engraving of Motley taken from a newspaper and glued on the upper part of a piece of paper with the autograph on blue paper that is glued to cardstock then glued to the bottom part of the larger paper.
Notes John Lothrop Motley (1814-1877) wrote The Rise of the Dutch Republic, New York, A.L. Burt, 1898. Sartain was born and trained in London, England, moving to Philadelphia in 1830. A noted engraver, he produced close to 1500 mezzotints(steel engravings) during his career.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Motley, John Lothrop
Subjects Autographs
Authors
Engravings
Engravings, Steel
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS