Samuel Slater, The Father of American Manufacturers (Handkerchief)

A work made of cotton, plain weave; engraved roller printed.
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  • A work made of cotton, plain weave; engraved roller printed.

Date:

1890

Artist:

Engraved by James Provan & Son's (American, active 1890s) after a portrait by James Sullivan Lincoln (American, 1811–1888)
Manufactured by Cranston Print Works Co. (American, active 1890)
United States, Rhode Island, Cranston

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Artist

Cranston Print Works Company

Title

Samuel Slater, The Father of American Manufacturers (Handkerchief)

Origin

Rhode Island

Date

1890

Medium

Cotton, plain weave; engraved roller printed

Inscriptions

"Samuel Slater the Father of American Manufacturers. / Crescit Subpondere Virtus / Pawtucket Falls and Bridge.1890. / Old Slater Sunday School Pawtucket, R.I. First Sunday School in America / David Harley & Co., Merchants Exhange Park Place and Main Street Pawtucket, R.I. / Old Slater Mill. Pawtucket, R.I. First Cotton Mill in America. / Engrved at James Provan & Sons, Prov. R.I. / Cranston Printworks Co. Cranston, R.I. Printers."

Dimensions

58.15 x 66.7 cm (22 7/8 x 26 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Howell B. Erminger, Jr.

Reference Number

1965.778

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