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Catalog Number 10645-4254
Title Print; John Falter; Gravure; Full Cry, Woodcock Shooting?, Central- Park, Winter, Midnight Race on the Housassippi
Object Name Print
Description Gravure of four prints on white paper. Upper left print, "A Midnight Race on the Housassippi" depicts a steamboat and a rowing team racing on a river at night under a moonlit, cloudy sky. Beneath the print on the left: "H.D. Manning on the Natchez, adjusted by John Falter" is engraved. Upper right print, "Central-Park, Winter; the Skating Pond" depicts a tree lined skating pond with a crowd of people dressed in mid 18th century clothing skating. The men in the print have radios against their ears. Beneath the print on the left: "Currier & Ives, LITH. N.Y. adjusted by John Falter" is engraved. Lower left print, "Woodcock Shooting?" depicts four hunters in the woods with two hunting dogs. Two woodcocks are taking flight and the hunters take aim and one hunter shoots another in the chest. Beneath the print on the left: "From Nature and On Stone by F.F. Palmer, adjusted by John Falter" is engraved. Lower right print, "Full Cry" depicts a fox hunt in a field with a group of followers mounted on horseback following a pack of dogs, which have turned around in a field to chase after a man who has a rack of fox tails. A rider has fallen off his horse by a hedge, near where the man with a rack of foxtails is running. Beneath the print on the right: "Painted by J.F. Herring Senr, adjusted by John Falter" is engaved.
Year Range from 1962
Year Range to 1962
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Gravure
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Place of Origin USA: Pennsylvania, Lansdale
Inscription Text Original Switchprint 1962 Crow Hill Prints Inc., R.D. 2, Lansdale, PA.
Height (in) 29.25
Width (in) 41.188
People Manning, H.D.
Currier, Nathaniel
Ives, James Merritt
Herring, John Frederick, 1795-1865
Palmer, Frances F. "Fanny"
Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Print
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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