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Spirit of '76

2006.44.654 (RS9686)

Description

Framed black and white print of a family outfitting a man who is going to fight in the American Revolution in a wood frame painted gold. The scene has eight people: Militia man at door, older man preparing a gun, a woman kneeling at the front of man in uniform, a young boy kneeling with powder horn, an older woman with a sword, and a woman sitting down with a sleeping baby on her lap.

Details

Maker
Matteson, Tompkins H., 1813-1884 (Engraver)
H.S. Sadd (Printer)
Date
1847
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
prints by form
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
21 8/16 x 24 13/16 x 1 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.654
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
202711

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