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Island of Curacao, 1793

1949.340 (RS119460)

Description

Molded gold frame; harbour with sailing ships on water. Beneath are three smaller scenes of portraits of sailing ships. Beneath are thirty three names with numbers serving as identification key to places in picture above. Banner at top reads "Eyland Curacao anno 1793."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1793
Inscriptions
At top center: Teyland Curacao 1793
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
gilding
glass (material)
molding (forming)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
drawings (visual works)
Gilded
gilding
Glass
glass (material)
Harbor
harbors
Landscape
marines (visual works)
Maritime
Molded
molding (forming)
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Sailing vessel
sailing vessels
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Curacao
Dimensions
23.125 x 32.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.340
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8064

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