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Description

House, two outbuildings, beneath large tree, in distance.

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Maker
White, George M. (Artist)
Date
1895
Inscriptions
In pen script on reverse, lower right is, ""Watercolor of/Rebecca Nurse House,(Tapley [illegible])/ Danvers, Mass./ by George M. White, artist of/Salem, Mass., about 1895."" Other misc. inscriptions regarding house indicate view is from the North West and proportions are innaccurate. In pen script on reverse, center, is ""No, wrong again. This is the Nurse house from/ the North West. It shows the back of the/house and is a very poor picture. The rear wall/should be about 2/5 the height from ground to ridgepole."" At center top reverse is ""Soc. Pres. N.E. Antiquities/Service inventory #5,""
Location of origin
Salem, MA, USA
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
House
houses
Painting
paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Nurse, Rebecca, d. 1692
Dimensions
10 1/8 x 13 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.794
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. James J. Storrow
GUSN
55107

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