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Perspective View of the Blockade of Boston Harbor

2006.44.570 (RS9536)

Description

A color reproduction print of Christian Remick's "Perspective View of the Blockade of Boston Harbor." The image is made of three long pieces. There are masted ships all along the strip of green-blue water. A scroll at the top right shows the title and the author's name, and another scroll at the top left with three people around it shows a numbered key to the ships and landmarks shown in the print. The frame is painted black wood and reads "Magna Charta."

Details

Maker
Reproduction of Remick, Christian, 1726-ca. 1769 (Artist)
Vose Galleries (Dealer)
Iconographic Society (Publisher)
Date
1950
Inscriptions
"Vose Galleries / of Boston / INCORPORATED / Importers and Dealer in Paintings / ESTABLISHED 1841 / 559 BOYLSTON STREET * BOSTON 16 * MASSACHUSETTS / TO / Mr. Stephen Phillips / 30 Chestnut Street / Salem / Massachusetts / To be called for" (Printed label formerly on reverse of print.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
collotype (process)
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Boston
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
collotype (process)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
19 11/16 x 67 12/16 x 1 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.570
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
198450

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