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Paramaribo, Surinam

1991.682.2A (RS20768)

Description

Village seaport of Paramaribo, Surinam after the fire of 21 January 1821, seen from same viewpoint as 1991.682.1. Numerous ships in harbor at left; ruined village at right. Delicately colored in greens, blues and tans.

Details

Maker
Donner, W. (Maker)
Date
1821
Inscriptions
1) Inscribed in ink below image: ""RUINE van PARAMARIBO in Suriname van den Brand opden/21 January 1821"" 2) lower right, ink: ""W.Donner/pinxet/geteekweld[?]"" 3) verso, lower right frame, red crayon on jeely label: ""9.""
Location of origin
Holland
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Ink
ink
marines (visual works)
Maritime
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Townscape
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
Dimensions
16 x 110.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.682.2A
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8473

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