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Paramaribo, Surinam

1991.682.1A (RS20769)

Description

Seaport village of Paramaribo, Surinam, seen from marshy area at shore, with buildings and houses at right and numerous small craft at anchor in the harbor, two flying red, white and blue flag (Dutch?); house on fire at right.

Details

Maker
Donner, W. (Maker)
Date
1821
Inscriptions
1) [Inscribed in black watercolor, ink and pencil at base of image:] ""PARAMARIBO in Suriname,/Brand van den 21ste January Ao 1821."" 2) [bottom right corner of image, black watercolor:] ""W Donner/pinxet."" 3) [upper verso, felt tip on white round sticker, frame:] ""80"".
Location of origin
Holland
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
marines (visual works)
Maritime
paper (fiber product)
Pencil
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
Picture
Seascape
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
Dimensions
16.25 x 22.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.682.1A
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2554

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