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US Frigate Constitution of 44 Guns

2006.44.780 (RS84924)

Description

Engraving of a ship at sea with five figures on board. Ship is flying an American flag.

Details

Maker
After Lynn, William, ca. 1744-1844 (Artist)
Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850 (Engraver)
Charles E. Goodspeed & Co. (Publisher)
Date
1904
Inscriptions
"Drawn by Wm. Lynn: / No 1 of an edition of 50 only and the plate destroyed. / U.S. Frigate Constitution, of 44 Guns. / Boston, Pub by Wm. Lynn / Published by Charles E. Goodspeed. Boston, Mass 1904, For The Savage Engraving Associates. / A. Bowen Sc." (printed)
"Stephen W. Phillips. / Bought at Goodspeed's who had / taken it back from the original / subscriber in Jan. 1905. I paid / $12.50 the original subscription / price for the unframed print. / To me this is the finest print of the / Constitution in existence." (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Engraving
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
23 3/16 x 28 4/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.780
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
175398

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