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1998.5697 (RS22278)

Description

Framed watercolor of ship "Samoset"; 3 tall masts each w/ different number of sails; separate sail in front and in back; 4 flags atop masts including American flag; ship pictured in open ocean w/ people on board; frame gilded w/ scrolled foliate design at corners.

Details

Maker
Roux, Frederic (Maker)
Date
1847
Inscriptions
Painted on back of painting: ""Frederic Roux/ hydrographe(?) pemitre(?) Di Marine/ au Haire(?)/ Vin Deiembre 1847"" and signature underneath.
Location of origin
Havre, France
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
marines (visual works)
Maritime
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, MARITIME
Ship
ships
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
People and organizations
The Samoset
Dimensions
21.25 x 27.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5697
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23788

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