Looking glass

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-10587

Description

Black and gold frame. Reverse-painting of a ship on top of mirror.

Details

Descriptive Terms

looking glasses
mirrors
mirrors
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
glass (material)
ships
Glass
Painted
Ship
MIRROR, CHEVAL

Inscription

Label: ""Belonged to Jeremiah Gridley Bridge of Boston, grandfather of Helen Sanborn Whitney, c. 1825.""

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29 3/4 x 14 1/4 x 1 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.415