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John Irish House.

Description

Big, fairly colorful picture of large, rambling house with a body of water behind it in the distance. Laundry hanging on line. Notes: Built in 1675; North addition or ell is of the 18th c. John Irish, born 1641, Duxbury, MA. House opposite Friends' Meeting House. First wife Elizabeth - b. 1641 d. 1707. Second wife Priscilla Church. John Irish died 1717 - graves of he and Elizabeth on property. House still standing in 1938.

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Details

Collection Name
Original art collection
Collection Code
GC001
Dates
1878
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
Sept. 10, 1938
Physical Description
1 painting watercolor
Dimensions
10 1/4"x 13 3/4" (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
ACCESS ID: 1235
Old ID: 1256.00
GUSN
165283
Reference Code
GC001.USRI.Little Compton.195

Historical/Biographical Note

The artist was born in 1853 in Little Compton, Rhode Island. See Smith, p. 17.

Record details

Originator
Burleigh, Sydney R. (b. 1853) (artist)
Material Type
paintings (visual works)
Places
Little Compton, R.I.
Notes
Signed by the artist: S.R. Burleigh.
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-A-217-ORAL03
Physical Access Restrictions
Condition good.

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