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Wells, William Franklin
Western scenery, or, Land and river, hill and dale, in the Mississippi Valley : superbly lithographed from original sketches / literary department by William Wells.
Additional Title(s):

Western scenery

Land and river, hill and dale, in the Mississippi Valley
Cincinnati, O. : Published at the lithographic establishment of Otto Onken, [1851]
Physical Description:
52 pages, [18] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
F353 .W45 1851+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Lithographs by A. Forbriger, F. v. Laer, and E. Bott.
The title page is lithographed, with five vignettes.
"The series will consist of twenty-four parts, and each one will contain three lithographic views. They will be published semi-monthly ..."--Advertisement, page [1].
BEIN: Issued in 6 parts; in original paper wrappers.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original illustrated wrapper. British Art Center copy imperfect: lacks back wrapper.
Subject Terms:
Mississippi River Valley -- Pictorial works.
Ohio River Valley -- Pictorial works.
Lithographs -- 1851.
Onken, Otto, 1814 or 1815-1897, publisher.
Forbriger, Adolphus A., -1869, lithographer.
Laer, F. van, lithographer.
Bott, Emil, 1827-1908, lithographer.

  • Plates: [Lithographed title page]
  • Cincinnati, taken from Belle Vue on Sycamore Hill
  • Louisville, Ky. taken from the public landing
  • Lexington, Ky. taken from the Transylvania University
  • Mouth of the Licking River, Ky. opposite Cincinnati
  • The Ohio state fair, at Camp Washington near Cincinnati
  • State Capitol, Columbus Oh.
  • Devil's Bake-Oven & Grand Tower, on the Mississippi
  • Cathedral, Places d'Armes, New Orleans
  • Mechanic's Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • New Orleans
  • View on the Great Miami, near North Bend
  • Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Maysville, Ky.
  • Memphis, Ten.
  • Galena, Ill. --Burlington, Iowa
  • Vicksburgh, Miss.

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