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Image: Trinity Steeple, Newport, Rhode Island (During a Conflagration)

Photo Credit: photo: M. Cook
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Trinity Steeple, Newport, Rhode Island (During a Conflagration)

1885
19th century
200 x 102 mm (7.9 x 4 in.)

Charles Frederick William Mielatz, American, (1864–1919)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching on laid paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Edition: According to original DAC catalog card, this impression dates to 1907; “1896” is also inscribed on card
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower center: “Mielatz Imp.”; signed in plate, lower left: “Mielatz/85”; inscribed in pencil, lower center: “No. 14” in rectangle; inscribed in pencil, lower right: “Sept 12 07”
Bibliography: St. Louis Art Museum (1910), cat. no. 64; O’Brien and Mandel (1984), cat. no. 26.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946
Accession Number: 1946.D1.115

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  • architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
  • churches
  • fire - From TGM: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/tgm/item/tgm003993
  • fires - Use for events where something is totally or partially consumed by fire, whether intentionally or by accident. For the process of altering, injuring, or consuming something by fire or heat, use "burning." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added; descriptor moved. November 1992 lead-in term added. May 1991 alternate term added.]
  • New England - TGN 7014203 (general region): Refers to several states settled by English colonists, including Connecticut, Maine, Massaschusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. The coastline has many harbors. It is on a broad continental shelf, with forested hills inland. It was inhabited by the 9th mill. BCE; the Algonquians were here when the Europeans settled in early 17th century.
  • New York Etching Club members
  • Northeastern United States - TGN 4011496 (general region): The term typically refers to New England and the northern Atlantic seaboard, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.
  • religions
  • religious buildings
  • Rhode Island - TGN 7007711

Dimensions
  • plate Dimensions: 200 x 102 mm (7.9 x 4 in.)

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