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Wood-block engraving of a fisherman

2006.44.1077 (RS10864)

Description

Wood-block engraving of a fisherman. The fisherman is dark skinned, and draped in the fish net he is about to throw in the water. He stands on the sand, right at the edge of the water. The sea is turquoise blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Hawaiian fisherman" (painted, bottom left)
"CWB" (written in a square)
"Charles W. Barttlett/ Native fishing in Hawaii/ Bought in Honolulu 1922" (pencil written)
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
wood (plant material)
wood engravings (prints)
Dimensions
12 3/16 x 16 8/16 x 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1077
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222941

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