Stevengraph Picture, "The First Innings," circa 1880

Artifact

Silk picture

Date Made

circa 1880

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2009.190.4

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Cardboard
Silk (Textile)
Wood (Plant material)

Technique

Jacquard weaving

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Length: 9 in

Height: 5.5 in

Thickness: .5 in

Inscriptions

on front matte, under image: WOVEN IN SILK BY THOMAS STEVENS, INVENTOR AND MANUFACTURER, COVENTRY AND LONDON. (REGISTERED) / The First Innings. on back, title: The First Innings/ Date: 1880 (dated by Newgate St. address,/ 18 titles available and 10 medal awards/ on back label) on back, advertisement: .../ STEVENGRAPH PURE SILK WOVEN PICTURES / The following subjects can be had beautifully illuminated in 10 or 12 colors: / THE GOOD OLD DAYS (Royal Mail coach) / THE FIRST TRAIN. / TURPIN'S RIDE TO NEW YORK (The Toll-Gate Leap) / THE MEET (A hunting Scene)... / THE FIRST INNINGS (A Base-ball Match.) / ... / THOMAS STEVENS, Sole Inventor and Manufacturer.

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