A Sharp Rifle, with the Bulge in the Shooter

Thomas Worth, American, 1834 - 1917

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1882

Color lithograph on wove paper

Image: 9 × 13 5/8 in. (22.8 × 34.6 cm)

Sheet: 11 15/16 × 17 11/16 in. (30.3 × 45 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. David G. Stahl, Class of 1947

PR.2001.49.1

Publisher

Currier & Ives

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in image, lower right: Thos.Worth; inscribed, in print, lower left: PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES; inscribed, in print, lower right: 115 NASSAU ST. NEW YORK.; inscribed, in print, lower center: COPYRIGHT 1882, BY CURRIER & IVES, N.Y. / A SHARP RIFLE. / With the bulge on the Shooter.

Exhibition History

No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in conjunction with the Humanities Institute, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 6-December 9, 2007.

Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4-December 11, 2005.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Fred Wilson, So Much Trouble in the World - Believe It or Not!, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005.

Provenance

Unknown estate; sold to Barbara J. and David G. Stahl, Manchester, New Hampshire, about 1975; given to present collection, 2001.

Catalogue Raisonne

Gale Research Co, Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonne, Vol. 2, p. 612, no. 5883, 1983.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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