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View of Salem, 1849

2006.44.678 (RS9738)

Description

Panoramic print of Salem and the bay. The view is from a higher elevation looking down onto the city and the bay. Three thin trees are placed in the foreground among rolling hills and other scattered plant life. The horizon line is in the center of the print and in the sky a flock of birds fly near the upper center.

Details

Maker
Whitefield, Edwin, 1816-1892 (Artist)
Date
1849
Inscriptions
"Drawn from Nature & Engraved by E. Whitefield / View of Salem, Mass: / Published by E. Whitefield New York -- Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1849 by E. Whitefiled in the Clerk's Office of the District of N.Y. / Printed by F. Michlin 111 Nassau" (printed)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
ink
paper (fiber product)
Print
prints (visual works)
Dimensions
17 12/16 x 39 8/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.678
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
202737

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