Artist John Hill, English, 1770-1850
Artist after Joshua Shaw, English, 1776-1860
Publisher M. Carey and Son, American
  • Spirit Creek near Augusta, Georgia
Date 1819
Medium aquatint printed in black ink, colored by hand on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 11 7/8 × 15 1/4 inches (30.2 × 38.7 cm)
Sheet: 14 1/2 × 21 7/8 inches (36.8 × 55.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Thomas M. Ball
Accession Number 49.372
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Painted by J. Shaw
Inscribed, lower center: SPIRIT CREEK; NEAR AUGUSTA GEORGIA. | Published by M. Carey & Son Philadelphia.
Inscribed, lower right: Engraved by J. Hill
Inscribed, in pencil, left center of top edge: Exceedingly RARE - fine copy with wide margins.
Inscribed, center bottom edge: very rare
The Rosenbach Company (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA).
1949-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)