The Old Print Shop

A View of the Mansion of the late Lord Timothy Dexter in High street, Newburyport, 1810.


  • PUBLISHER: Published by G. J. E. Tilton & Company 161 Washington Street Boston.

  • MEDIUM: Two color lithograph,

    DATE: c.1860.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 14 1/2 x 24 11/16" (36.8 x 63 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A key identifies each of the painted wooden statues, placed on pedestals behind the fence. Thye include life-size images of Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin, Adam and Eve, Sts. Paul and Peter and Lord Nelson. Inscribed on Dexter's own statue were the words "I am first in the East." Published to promote Samuel Knapp's account of Dexter's life.


  • CONDITION: Good condition.


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