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Collection Art-2D Collection
Catalog Number 1968.16.19
Object Name Print
Description "Rocky Mount, Tennessee, Provincial Capital East of the Mississippi River," undated woodcut by A. Ross Pittman.
Inscribed lower left, below image: Rocky Mount, Tenn. the first and only Provincial capital east of Miss. River, in use since 1770
Signed lower right, below image: A. Ross Pittman

Rocky Mount was a home and farm established by William Cobb around 1770. From 1790-1792, Cobb's home was used as the capital of the territory which later became the State of Tennessee.
Title Rocky Mount, Tennessee, Provincial Capital East of the Mississippi River
Role of Creator Artist
Creator Pittman, A. Ross
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique woodcut
Dimensions H-11.125 W-15.937 inches
Credit line Gift of the artist
Subjects Rocky Mount
Tennessee
Snow