The Eli Whitney Gun Factory, verso: Blacksmith Shoeing Horse Artist: William Giles Munson (American, 1801–1878)

ca. 1826–28

American Paintings and Sculpture

Not on view

Oil on canvas


24 1/4 × 29 1/2 in. (61.6 × 74.9 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number



19th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • Reeve Huston, The Early American Republic: A History in Documents (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), 104, ill
  • Angela L. Miller et al., American Encounters: Art, History, and Cultural Identity (Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 2008), 251, fig. 8.14
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Additional information

Object/Work type

cityscapes (representations), human figures (visual works), landscapes (representations)


Signed l.l. "William G. Munson/ Pinxt. 1826-8"

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