State House, Newport
Another Quality Print from Martin2001

Type of print: Steel engraving - Original vintage antique print
Year of printing: not indicated in the print. Est. 1840s
Artist - Engraver - Publisher: n/a - n/a - John Tallis & Company, London and New York
Condition: Excellent - Very good - Good - Fair.
Overall dimensions of print:
Including blank margins : 7 x 10 1/2 inches. 1 inch = 2,54 cm.
Type of paper: Thick - Heavier, wove - Medium heavy - Slightly heavier - Thin.
Reverse side: Blank - With text or pictures.
Notes:  1. Green 'border' around the print in the photo is a contrasting background on which the print was photographed, it is not part of the print. 2. See shipping, returns, terminology, etc. at the bottom of page.





Description
of the subjects depicted in the print:

The small vignette engravings include: Burning of the British schooner Gaspee, 1772 - Action near Quaker Hill, on Sullivan's retreat from Newport, 1778.

An excerpt from the original description:

the State House is a handsome brick edifice, two stories high, above a basement story of stone. Over the centre is a handsome octagonal cupola. In this building, besides the halls and offices for the legislature, are the rooms for the different courts of the county, the state, and the United States. In the senate chamber is a fine picture of Washington, painted by Stuart for the town.



 
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