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1998.339.2 (RS22290)

Description

Currier hand-colored lithograph of a 3 masted ship with 5 sails. A United States flag flies from the back of the ship, a light blue flag from the highest point, and one life boat and one large anchor are along the ship's side. Frame: 3/4 in. gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Currier, Nathaniel (Printmaker)
E. Shoepflin & Co. (Framer)
Date
ca. 1845
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1845 by N. Currier in the Clerk's office of the Distict Court of the Southern District of N.Y. 2 Spruce St. N.Y./ 378."" An attachment on the back of the print reads: ""Manufactured By/ E. Schoepflin & Co./ Picture Frames & Gilt Mouldings,/ 55 Sudbury Street/ Boston, Mass.""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA; Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
hand coloring
lithography
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Hand Colored
hand coloring
lithography
Lithography
marines (visual works)
Maritime
paper (fiber product)
Picture
prints (visual works)
Seascape
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
15.875 x 19.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.339.2
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18310

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