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Court Reception of Columbus

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Date made: ca. 1870
Maker: Schile, H.
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 17 1/2 x 24 3/4 in.; 44.45 x 62.865 cm
ID number: DL*60.2474
Negative number: 2003-19669


Description:

Colored print of a bearded Columbus wearing a long purple cape and kneeling before king and queen who stand on a throne. Behind Columbus are three Indians bearing gifts. Also in the room are soldiers, courtiers, monks and scholars observing the proceedings. The setting is a Gothic style audience room decorated with statues. Proof before letters.