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Sartain, John, 1808-1897

Existence: 1808 - 1897


  • Existence: 1808 - 1897

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"Men of Progress -- American Inventors" engraving

Accession: 1980-202

Christian Schussele (1824-1879) was an artist and teacher at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. John Sartain (1808-1897) was a Philadelphia printmaker and engraver, and director of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. The engraving is a group portrait of nineteen nineteenth-century American inventors and industrialists, collected around a table with examples of their inventions, and beneath a portrait of Benjamin Franklin.

Dates: 1863