The United States Senate, A. D. 1850

Robert Whitechurch, English, 1814 - about 1883
Peter Frederick Rothermel, American, 1817 - 1895



Engraving on paper

Image: 27 5/16 × 34 in. (69.3 × 86.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, lower left: DRAWN BY P. F. ROTHERMEL; lower center: PUBLISHED BY WM SMITH, PRINT SELLER Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by John M. Butler and Alfred Long in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States in and for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 702 SOUTH 3RD ST PHILADELPHIA / THE UNITED STATES SENATE, A.D. 1850 / This Engraving from the Original Picture is respectfully dedicates to the People of the United States by the Publishers; lower right: ENGRAVED BY R. WHITECHURCH

Exhibition History

Art and the Excited Spirit: America in the Romantic Period, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1972, no. 120.

Publication History

David Carew Huntington, Art and the Excited Spirit: America in the Romantic Period, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Musuem of Art, 1972, p40, no. 120, plate 27.


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