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Malay of Salem

2006.44.806 (RS84933)

Description

Framed watercolor of a ship with no sails unfurled. The first mast has a blue and white flat, the second mast has an American flag in the shape of along triangle, and there is an American flag at the stern. There are mountains in the left background and town on the right.

Details

Maker
Macpherson, M (Copyist)
Date
1905
Inscriptions
"M M P / 1905" (handwritten)
"Malay of Salem." (handwritten)
"P[illegible]Leghorn" (handwritten)
"Brig 'Malay' of Salem. / Built at Salem in 1818 268 tons [letter continues]..." (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
15 11/16 x 21 7/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.806
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
179934

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