The Old Print Shop

1776, Centennial International Exhibition, 1876.


  • PUBLISHER: Published and printed by H. Schile, New York.

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph,

    DATE: 1875.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image 18 5/8 x 25 5/8" (47 x 65.2 cm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: A wonderful arrangement of twelve scenes, the main one being of the "Main Exhibition Building, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, United States, America". Smaller scenes, woven into a decorative lattice, portray highlights in American history - from "Drafting the Declaration of Independence" to Abraham Lincoln's "Entry into Richmond". Among the many other details here is a Native American family, a hot air balloon and a steam locomotive.


  • CONDITION: Good condition save for short tear in right margin.


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