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Bark Patriot of Salem, 1817

2006.44.808 (RS84935)

Description

Framed watercolor of a ship at sea with eight sails unfurled and three sails furled. On the first mast is a red and white flag, on the second is a long triangular red and blue flag, and on the last mast is an American flage. There are eight figures on the deck. In the left background is land with a large building. On the right is open ocean.

Details

Maker
Macpherson, M (Copyist)
Date
1905
Inscriptions
"M MP / 1905" (handwritten)
"Bark Patriot of Salem, 1817 / From a painting by Jacob Peterson" (printed)
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
17 10/16 x 23 11/16 x 1 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.808
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
179941

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