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A Calm

Description

One of two. A small rectangular format print of marine subjects; labeled below the image in large letters, A CALM. In turn, under this in small letters is another inscription. The picture depicts a harbor with numerous boats, clipper/sail/rowing; in the background are rolling green hills. In the immediate foreground are two onlookers, male and female, watching as the stevedores load cargo onto a rowboat to load on shipboard. A flag flies from a turret at the left with a cross at the upper left on a blue field.

Details

Maker
Possibly Fuirburn, J. (Maker)
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
Under the image in large letters is the title: A CALM . Under that in small letters is: London. J.Fuirburn 110 [?]ories (possibly Minories) [address obscured by debris]. Also in the lower left corner is a number: 7 .
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
hand coloring
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Boat
boats
Flag
flags
Hand Colored
hand coloring
Harbor
harbors
Ink
ink
marines (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
Seascape
seascapes
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1652.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11304
Related Items
Title Print Accession number 1991.1652.2 Notes 1991.1652 2 PICTURE, MARITIME Relationship Part of set

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