Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

Late 19th C

GUSN

GUSN-10595

Description

Lithograph of U.S. Gunboat "Niphon" sail / steam with American flag. Framed.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
prints (visual works)
lithography
ships
Lithography
Ship
Print

Inscription

Printed inscriptions: ""S.S. Tuckerman, PINXT."" ""U.S. Gun Boat Niphon."" ""J. H. BUFFORD'S LITH BOSTON"" Label, front: ""Please direct your letters to/ Thomas T. Sanborn, Engineer/ U. S. S. Niphon. Beaufort/ N. C."" Labels, reverse: ""Thomas Tristam Sanborn, father/ of Helen Sanborn Whitney- chief/ engineer on this gun boat in the/ Civil War."" ""For the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities./ 1989, #21"" ""SPNEA/ 21."" Label, printed: ""E. Schoepflin & co./ Mfrs. of / PICTURE/ FRAMES and/ GILT MOLDINGS/ 116 PORTLAND ST./ BOSTON"" Newspaper clipping, 10/21/1964, re: Sinking of the Niphon.

People and Organizations

Thomas Tristam Sanborn

Maker

Bufford, John Henry, 1810-1870 (Lithographer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 17 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.422