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Framed Print, "Bark Catalpa of New Bedford"

1949.974 (RS120066)

Description

Large three masted ship with sails up, flying four flags: at stern: American flag; on masts: white flag with circle of stars; white banner with "C"; white flag with "J.T.R." Two ships in background, rowboat at front filled with people. Molded wood frame, painted black. Under glass.

Details

Maker
Russell, E. N. (Artist)
Date
1901-2000
original made in 1876
Inscriptions
1) Entitled ""BARK CATALPA, OF NEW BEDFORD."" 2) Caption underneath identifies all boats on water, plus gives names of ship's agent, chief of rescuing party, etc.
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Boat
boats
Flag
flags
Glass
glass (material)
marines (visual works)
Maritime
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, MARITIME
printing (process)
prints (visual works)
Ship
ships
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
15 1/2 x 21 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.974
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7717

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