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Gateway

2006.44.693 (RS9786)

Description

A pen and ink drawing of a gateway. The gateway is a high relief stone carving of multiple columns, four of which are large and two of which are small. The door in the is made of wood. Above the door is a smaller carving of an arch with a statue of the Madonna and Child. Overall, drawing is very linear and detailed. The paper is mounted on the back mat board.

Details

Maker
Walker, Ambrose (Artist)
Inscriptions
"A. Walker" (handwritten)
"Pen & Ink drawing / by Ambrose Walker / of Salem. / A Christmas gift / from Mr. & Mrs. Walker" (Note formerly attached to reverse of drawing.)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Drawing
drawings (visual works)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
13 7/16 x 13 10/16 x 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.693
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
202746

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