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School House, Tappan by  Robert W.  James Smillie Weir - 1840 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints and Biblio.com

School House, Tappan

by Weir, Robert W. James Smillie

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New York: New York Mirror, 1840. A rare steel engraving of the school house in Tappan, with the Hudson River visible in the distance, the "Tappan Zee". The image shows children leaving a rural school house. The original painting was by Robert W. Weir, a Hudson River School artist and instructor at West Point. It was engraved on steel by James Smillie, a noted bank note engraver, whose engravings are especially fine. Printed by J. Neale at Illman & Pilbrows. Image & caption 6 3/4 x 6 1/4" on paper with wide margins. With later hand color. The New York Mirror issued these prints with their literary newspaper, and they are often by Weir and extremely attractive.


  • Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 24399
  • Title: School House, Tappan
  • Author: Weir, Robert W. James Smillie
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: New York Mirror
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1840
  • Bookseller catalogs: PRINTS; HUDSON RIVER;


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