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Overmantel, First Church, Charlestown, Massachusetts

1942.3952 (RS119376)

Description

Overmantel panel depicting a seaport town with ships in the harbor; street crowded with vehicles and people in the foreground. Church with steeple at right: steeple has hole in clock face for working watch hands. Removed from an unidentified house, possibly in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1849
Associated Building
Exhibited At Old State House (Boston, Mass.). Exhibited At Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
oil paint (paint)
panel paintings (painting by form)
panels (wood)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
oil paint (paint)
Overmantel
overmantels (interior wall components)
panel paintings (painting by form)
panels (wood)
Dimensions
18 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3952
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
56838

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