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Admittance to The Salem Marine Society

2006.44.916 (RS10377)

Description

Framed black and white certificate of admittance into the Salem Marine Society. The paper is divided into six sections depicting maritime vignettes. One is of a wharf and five ships, another of two men working at a barrel. Another depicts three men putting out a fire on a ship. \n

Details

Maker
Hill, Samuel, ca. 1766-1803 (Engraver)
Goodspeed's Bookstore (Framer)
Date
1928
Inscriptions
"Salem, No. 648 / These are to certify that Stephen Phillips / was by a majority of votes regularly admitted a / member of the Salem Marine Society, at a meeting held the 25 day of October. Given under my hand of the / seal of the society this 15 day of Nov. A.D. 1928. / L.W. Jenkins Sec. / E.B. Trumbull Mafter." (printed)
"A. Northey Jun. Del. / S. Hill Sculp. Boston"
"framed at Goodspeed's Book Shop Asburton Place Boston"
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
ink
paint (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Certificate, Achievement
certificates
ink
paint (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 2/16 x 19 3/16 x 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.916
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222076

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