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Description

Reverse painting on glass, rectangular format; figures before a landscape, infant princes handing a scroll to Lord Cornwallis; in gilded, molded small scoop frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1815
Inscriptions
Lettered in gold below picture: ""To the Honourable the East India Company / Definitive Treaty by the Hostage Princes.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
oil paint (paint)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
Landscape
military history
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Painted
paintings (visual works)
PICTURE, HISTORY
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Trade
People and organizations
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805
Dimensions
18 x 23 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.274.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2266

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