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Diarama

Description

Rectangular molded gray painted frame with shadow box holding four standing stuffed shore birds including two yellow legs and two sandpipers standing on a beach with shells and insects. The background and side are painted realistically with rocks, ocean, boats and birds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Inscriptions
Printed on a label (unreadable location): H. B. GRAVES PICTURE DEPT 78 STATE ST. ROCHESTER, NY
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
feather (material)
painting (coating)
sand
shell (animal material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
BOX, SHADOW
dioramas
Feather
feather (material)
Painted
painting (coating)
Sand
sand
Shell
shell (animal material)
Dimensions
17.5 x 21.75 x 5.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.817
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2600

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