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Spirit Creek near Augusta, Georgia, 1819

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

Aquatint and etching printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 12 × 15 1/4 inches (30.5 × 38.7 cm) Sheet: 15 × 22 1/4 inches (38.1 × 56.5 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball

49.371

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Aquatint
  • Aquatint
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Cabin (house)
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Etching
  • Philadelphia

Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Painted by J. Shaw Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by J. Hill. Inscribed, center bottom margin: SPIRIT CREEK; NEAR AUGUSTA, GEORGIA. | 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, Spirit Creek near Augusta, Georgia, 1819, aquatint and etching printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball, 49.371.