Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Wellstood, William, (1819-1900) Cincinnati

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also order a pdf of the image from us here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08878.0012 Author/Creator: Wellstood, William, (1819-1900) Place Written: Cincinnati, Ohio Type: Engraving Date: 1861-1877 Pagination: 1 print : b&w ; 22.6 x 15.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One engraving entitled "Cincinnati," dated circa 1861-1877. Depicts a view of the Ohio River with Cincinnati in the background. Two people are relaxing under trees on the shore while three groups relax on boats in the river. Engraved by William Wellstood.

People: Wellstood, William, 1819-1900

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: LeisureQuality of Life

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources