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Reverend George Phillips Preaching under a Great Tree at Watertown

2006.44.868 (RS10274)

Description

Framed print of bas relief from the Founder's Memorial of Watertown made in 1930. A man preaches to others dressed in Colonial clothing under a large tree.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930
Inscriptions
"Rev. George Phillips / Preaching under a great tree at Watertown 1630" (printed)
"This is one of the bas reliefs on the Founder's Memeorial erected / at Watertown in 1930, to commemorate the founding of the Town. The / monument is by Kitson and the moving spirit in getting it erected was / Mr. G.F. Robinson of Watertown but my brother and I took a great deal / of interest in it." (typed)
"Salem Feb 1932 / Stephen W. Phillips" (handwritten)
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)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Phillips, George, 1593-1644
Dimensions
6 12/16 x 10 4/16 x 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.868
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
221877

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