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Overmantel-Ebenezer Waters House

1991.1514 (RS35123)

Description

Overmantel panel, narrow, horizontal format of a river scene with small vari-colored houses at the left, two churches and block houses along the shore on the right as well as a fort and a large ship in the foreground.

Details

Label
Loaned to Worcester Historical Museum for exhibition "Tell Tale Treasures: Sutton 1704-2004" April-October 2004.
Maker
Chandler, Winthrop, 1747-1790 (Maker)
Date
1785-1790
Inscriptions
On the reverse of the board: In the upper right hand corner, on a white round sticker, written in a black felt tip pen is: 2 . Diagonally-left from this, is a red bordered jelly label, typewritten which reads: Loaned by/Mr. & Mrs. B.K. Little/305 Warren St.,/Brookline, MA 02146 . Directly below this at the bottom of the board is another red bordered jelly label, typewritten which reads: Painted by Winthrop/Chandler; Woodstock, Conn./ Panel from Ebenezer/Walters house; Sutton,/Mass Painted prior/to 1790 . Also, in the left corner, written in black (charcoal?), directly on the board is the number: #4564 .
Location of origin
Woodstock, CT, USA
Associated Building
Original To Ebenezer Waters House. Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Connecticut (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Fort
forts
oil paint (paint)
Overmantel
overmantels (interior wall components)
panels (wood)
Ship
ships
Dimensions
18 x 47 1/2 x 3/5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1514
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3023
Reference Notes
in association with Whitney

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