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"The Columbiad" -- Hesper Appearing to Columbus in Prison

Title
Christopher Columbus
Artist
Ankar Smith, 1759 - 1819
Copy after
Robert Smirke, 1752 - 1845
Publisher
Fry & Kammerer
Sitter
Christopher Columbus, 1451? - 1506
Associated Person
Joel Barlow, 24 Mar 1754 - 26 Dec 1812
Date
1807
Type
Print
Medium
Engraving on India paper
Dimensions
Image: 20 x 13.3 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/4")
Sheet: 30 x 21.5 cm (11 13/16 x 8 7/16")
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Barlow
Object number
AD/NPG.79.19.b
Culture
Christopher Columbus: European\Italian
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
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Place
United States\Pennsylvania\Philadelphia\Philadelphia