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Boats off Calais

2006.44.634 (RS9646)

Description

Black and white print of boats in rough water. The center of the print features a raft holding five people approaching a larger ship. Another sail boat is in the distance to the left. Additional boats and buildings are in the far right. The wood frame is brown with a gold interior trim.

Details

Maker
Cousen, John, 1804-1880 (Engraver)
J. F. Cabot & Brother (Dealer)
Inscriptions
"FROM / J.F. CABOT & BRO. / Guilders and Picture Framers / DEALERS IN / Engravings, Chromos, / Lithographs, Photographs, Passe-par-touts, Brackets, CORD, TASSELS, &c. / 89 Sudbury Street, a few doors from Court, / Joseph F. Cabot, / George G. Cabot / BOSTON. / Particular attention paid to Re-Gilding Old Frames, and / Cleansing and Varnishing Portraits. / Your patronage is respectfully solicited." (Printed label formerly attached to reverse of print.)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14 10/16 x 19 8/16 x 12/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.634
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
199171

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