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View of the First Congregational Church, Essex, Mass.

1992.353 (RS20797)

Description

Rectangular, horizontal format view of the First Congregational Church, Essex, Mass. (Chebacco Parish, Ipswich). Painted from the artist's house across Main St., showing the front and side of the church, with the houses of Maidee P. Polleys and others in the background. Unpainted pine frame.

Details

Maker
Elwell, Louis, Mr. (Maker)
Date
1952-1959
Inscriptions
Signed in white paint, in the lower right corner is: L. Elwell . Typed on a jelly label on the lower left of the cardboard back is: First Congregational church, Essex,/Mass. (Chebacco Parish, Ipswich). Fourth/church building built 1792, with Revere bell cast in 1797./Painted by Louis Elwell about 1955/when an old man, in Essex. In red pencil, upside down on the board's back is: 18x24.
Location of origin
Essex, MA, USA
Associated Building
Subject First Congregational Church. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
boards (flat objects)
oil paint (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Board
boards (flat objects)
Church
churches (buildings)
landscapes (representations)
Oil Paint
oil paint (paint)
Painting
paintings (visual works)
scenes (depictions)
Scenic
People and organizations
First Congregational Church
Maidee Polleys
Dimensions
16 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.353
Credit Line
Gift of Al Mack
GUSN
11405

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