“The Sailor’s Wife.” New York: J. Baillie, 1847. 11 1/4 x 8 1/4. Lithograph. Original hand color. Light knot hole burn in right margin. Else, very good condition.
American popular print makers of the mid-nineteenth century issued small folio prints, intended for framing and hanging in the home, on any subject imaginable. This print would have been sold to a sailor’s family, honoring the wife who stayed at home.