'Road Accident' print   Save
'Road Accident' print
Description: Dated ca. 1841, this print titled "A Road Accident, a Glimpse Thro' an Opening of the Primitive Forest, Thornville, Ohio" by William James Bennett is based off a painting by George Harvey. The print shows two men whose hay wagon has a broken axle due to running over large branches from the fallen tree blocking their path. Thornville, Ohio, can be seen on the other side of the trees. There is text at the top of the print which reads "Summer, No. 3, Entered according to act of Congress in the Southern District Court N.Y. 1841." View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: H24863
Subjects: Prints and printmaking; Accidents; Farming; Rural Life; Wagons
Places: New York (New York); Thornville (Ohio); Perry County (Ohio)