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1998.529 (RS22606)

Description

Watercolor of the sailing vessel "The Samoset" being pulled by the tugboat "Samson". The American flag flies from the Samoset stern and a white flag with the red letters that reads "Samoset" flies from the tallest mast. At least 6 flags are rolled up on the ship. Frame: 2 3/4 in. wood and gilt.

Details

Maker
Possibly Desilva, Joseph (Maker)
Possibly McFarlane, Duncan (Maker)
Date
1840-1850
Location of origin
Liverpool, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
marines (visual works)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, MARITIME
Ship
ships
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
People and organizations
The Samoset
Dimensions
20.75 x 29.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.529
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18506
Reference Notes
Davidson, A.S.. Marine Art & Liverpool: Painters, Places & Flag Codes 1760-1960. [No Publisher].

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