Bolling's Dam, Petersburgh, Virginia, 1819

  • M. Carey and Son, American
  • John Hill, English, 1770-1850
  • Joshua Shaw, English, 1776-1860

Aquatint and etching printed in black ink, colored by hand on wove paper

  • Plate: 12 × 15 1/8 inches (30.5 × 38.4 cm) Sheet: 15 1/8 × 22 inches (38.4 × 55.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball

49.365

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Aquatint
  • Aquatint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Building
  • Dam
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Etching
  • Marine (visual work)
  • Philadelphia

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Painted by J. Shaw. Inscribed, lower center: BOLLING'S DAM, PETERSBURGH, VIRGINIA. | Published by M. Carey & Son Philadelphia. Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by J. Hill.

The Rosenbach Company (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA). 1949-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

John Hill; after Joshua Shaw, Bolling's Dam, Petersburgh, Virginia, 1819, aquatint and etching printed in black ink, colored by hand on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball, 49.365.