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Sukey of Salem

2006.44.804 (RS84931)

Description

Framed watercolor of a ship on the water. Sails are unfurled and there is a large American flag at then end of the ship. there is a sailboat and land in the right background.

Details

Maker
Macpherson, M (Copyist)
Reproduction of Ropes, George, 1788-1819 (Artist)
Date
1905
Inscriptions
"M M P 1905" (handwritten)
"Sukey of Salem" (handwritten)
"G. Ropes 1803" (handwritten)
"Brig 'Sukey' of Salem. / Built at Falmouth Mass. 1795. / 145 tons. Owned by Phillips and Prince / and then by Capt Stephen Phillips alone. / Copy made in 1903 by M. McPherson / of an original water color by / George Ropes in the possession of / a Mrs. Ripley of the Mansion House / in Andover and loaned to the / Marine Hall to have copies made / I have copies of both of the two paintings / owned by Mrs. Ripley and also / an original of this same 'Sukey' / which see for further notes. / April. 1904. Stephen W. Phillips" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Painting
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 13/16 x 15 14/16 x 1 2/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.804
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
179920

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