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Harbor View

2006.44.535 (RS9476)

Description

Oil painting of a harbor with a developed coastline on the left side. There are boats and a small beach on the right and two buildings with flags in the middle. The frame is painted gold with high outside edge reliefing towards the inner edge with shorter levels.

Details

Maker
Jordan and Harberg (Framer)
House of Russell & Co. (Importer)
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
"Jordan & Harberg / Manufacturers of Artistic Picture Frames / Boston Mass." (Paper label on reverse.)
"Jordan & Harberg / Manufacturers of / Artistic Picture Frames / 154 Federal Street / Boston Mass. / No." (Paper label on reverse.)
"Chinese painting Warehouse the foreign / Merchants at Canton China / House of Russell & Co. NY / Merchants in oil" (Handwritten below label.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
canvas
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
China
Descriptive terms
canvas
oil paint (paint)
oil paintings (visual works)
Painting
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14 10/16 x 19 10/16 x 1 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.535
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197946
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