Dickinson Bros.
British

United States Stand at the Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace, London 1851
British

Original period, hand colored lithograph, From the paintings by Nash, Haghe and Roberts R.A., published in Dickinson's Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851, by Dickinson Bros, London, 1854, signed J. Nash in the plate, lower left, 13 3/4 x 19 1/4 inches.


The Transcept
British

Original period, hand-colored lithograph, From the paintings done by Nash, Haghe and Roberts R.A., published in Dickinson's Comprehensive Pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851, by Dickinson Bros, London, 1854, 13 3/8 x 19 inches.

Painting

View Near High Tor
1812-1879, American

Watercolor, image size 9 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches, 1855. Hill started his career as an aquatint engraver in his father's studio before moving on to watercolors and landscape painting. At the age of 21 he was entered into the National Academy of Design. In this beautiful landscape notice his use of stippling and tiny brushstroke work that create the layers of color, shadow and light. Later in life he was one of the founding members of the Society for the Advancement of Truth in Art. His work is found in the Brooklyn Museum, the Hood Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Print

Girl with Fish

Etching, image size: 7 1/2 x 5 inches, initialed in plate "J.D.W."

Drawing

Church Fair Bill
1872- c.1950, American

A sketch of a church fair bill with Mt. Monadnock in the background by Dexter Dawes measures 10 1/4 x 5 5/8 inches.