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A Fallow Field Etched from Nature—Montrose, Pennsylvania

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A Fallow Field Etched from Nature—Montrose, Pennsylvania

19th century
154 x 302 mm (6.1 x 11.9 in.)

James David Smillie, American, (1833–1909)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching printed in brown ink on heavyweight laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good with even plate tone
Edition: Published in S.R. Koehler’s “Etching,” New York, 1885, p. 158
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: “J. Smillie”; inscribed in plate, lower left: “Oct. 9th '83/Op 31.” and title
Credit Line: Gift of Juwil C. and Virgil W. Topazio (BA Wesleyan 1943), 1984
Accession Number: 1984.29.158

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  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]

  • plate Dimensions: 154 x 302 mm (6.1 x 11.9 in.)

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