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Harbor View

2006.44.537 (RS9479)

Description

Oil painting of a harbor with various boats along the bottom of the picture. There are large buildings along the coast in the middle of the scene and three flag poles across the middle with an American flag in the center. 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
"Chinese painting / Warehouse of the foreight / Merchants at Canton China - House of Russell and Co / Merchants to [paper deteriorated]" (Handrwitten paper label on reverse partically obstructed by conservator's board.)
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 2/16 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.537
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197951
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