Authors of the United States

Actual Size: 25.50 x 38.50
Medium: engraving


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In this engraving by Alexander Hay Ritchie from the painting by the well known American portraitist Thomas Hicks, there are 44 portraits of the most prominent American authors of that time. Included are Irving, Bryant, Cooper, Longfellow, Poe, Hawthorne, Beecher and Emerson surrounded by the statues of Shakespeare, Dante and Chaucer. This is a great piece engraved by one of the best historic print engravers of the mid-nineteenth century. The image is in good condition with a number of tears in the margin outside of the image

Authors of the United States, engraved by Alexander Hay Ritchie (1822-1895) New York: Thomas Hicks, 1866 Titled and marked Entered According to act of Congress in the year 1866 by Thomas Hicks in the clerks office of the district court of the United States for the Southern District of New York