Falls of St. Anthony on the Mississippi, 1819

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

Etching and aquatint printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 11 1/4 × 14 3/4 inches (28.6 × 37.5 cm) Sheet: 15 × 21 7/8 inches (38.1 × 55.6 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball

49.379

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

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

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Painted by J. Shaw. Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by J. Hill. Inscribed, center bottom margin: FALLS OF ST. ANTHONY ON THE MISSISSIPPI. | Published by M. Carey & Son Philadelphia.

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

John Hill; after Joshua Shaw, Falls of St. Anthony on the Mississippi, 1819, etching and aquatint printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball, 49.379.