Autograph Etchings by American Artists, Produced by a New Application of Photographic Art

Illustrated by John Whetten Ehninger (American, 1827–1889), Illustrated by Asher Brown Durand (American, 1796–1886), Illustrated by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze (American (born in Germany), 1816–1868), Illustrated by John Frederick Kensett (American, 1816–1872), Illustrated by Felix Octavius Carr Darley (American, 1822–1888), Illustrated by John William Casilear (American, 1811–1893), Illustrated by Eastman Johnson (American, 1824–1906), Illustrated by Sanford Robinson Gifford (American, 1823–1880), Illustrated by George Cochran Lambdin (American, 1830–1896), Illustrated by William Parsons Winchester Dana (American, 1833–1927), Illustrated by Louis Remy Mignot (American, 1831–1870), Publisher W. A. Townsend & Company (American, 19th century), Printer Peter C. Duchochois (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA


Overall: 34.9 x 27.3 x 2.8 cm (13 3/4 x 10 3/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 12 photographs (clichés-verre)

Not On View


Americas, Photography


Illustrated books

(New York: W. A. Townsend & Company, 1859) 34.9 cm; [17 ff.] 12 plates; original blind- and gilt-stamped brown morocco (cream-colored phase box).

Photographic clichés-verre of line drawings

New York: W. A. Townsend & Company, 1859


Maxim Karolik (1893-1963), by whom given to MFA February 14, 1962.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875