Tag Archives: 1870’s

1875: New Jersey

Francis A. Silva: Sunrise, Barnegat Beach, New Jersey (1875) Born the son of an immigrant barber in New York City, Francis Augustus Silva never received formal training as an artist. He displayed talent at an early age, exhibiting ink drawings … Continue reading

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1872: Wyoming

Timothy H. O’Sullivan: Buttes near Green River City, Wyoming (1872) (source)

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1877: Lights

John Atkinson Grimshaw: Scarborough Lights (1877)

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1877: Self-Referential

Émile Friant: Tube of Gouache (1877)

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1918: Mysterious Island

N. C. Wyeth: Endpapers for a 1918 edition of Jules Verne’s Mysterious Island (1874). The book, a sequel to Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, recounts the adventures of five Union soldiers who escape their Confederate captors in a hot … Continue reading

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1876: Marsh

Martin Johnson Heade: Marsh Sunset, Newburyport, Massachusetts (c. 1876–1882)

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1871: Llyn Nant-y-Clif

Charles Leslie: Welsh Landscape, Llyn Nant-y-Clif, North Wales (1871)

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