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Framed watercolor

1949.491 (RS119609)

Description

Triple-masted sailing ship flying American flag at right. Central mast with blue flag; white center. Black painted hull; white stripe. Green buildings on deck, along with several people. In gackground at left: grey fortress surrounded by brick wall. Smaller buildings, windmills in distance. Molded wood frame, painted gold. Under glass.

Details

Maker
Clausen, C. (Maker)
Date
1838
Inscriptions
On flag: M Caption: MOCTEZUMA OF SAVANAH, N.S. MAURAN COMMANDER. C. Clausen, Elisnore 1838.
Location of origin
Elisnore
Associated Building
Subject Moctezuma of Savanah. Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
glass (material)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
DRAWING
drawings (visual works)
Flag
flags
Fortress
fortresses
Glass
glass (material)
Molded
molding (forming)
Painted
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
Sailing vessel
sailing vessels
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
Windmill
windmills
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Moctezuma of Savanah
Dimensions
22.625 x 31.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.491
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8084

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