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Codfish Weathervane

1991.557 (RS35098)

Description

Codfish weathervane. Carved in the round, with glass eyes. Cod painted white and gray with red gills and mouth.

Details

Maker
Possibly Wilson Brothers (Manufacturer)
Date
1840-1858
Location of origin
Newburyport, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
glass (material)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Meterological T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fish
Fish
Glass
glass (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Weathervane
weathervanes
Dimensions
8 1/2 x 37 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.557
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2509

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