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Jacobs Ladder

1977.374B (RS116614)

Description

Countryside scene with man lying beneath a tree and angels descending ladder toward him (depiction of Biblical Jacob's ladder); glazed; simple molded frame painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
hand coloring
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Bible
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
Hand Colored
hand coloring
Jacob's Ladder
paper (fiber product)
Picture
rope ladders
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5.438 x 7.313 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.374B
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4068

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