Collage

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

dated 4/7/1865

GUSN

GUSN-12556

Description

Collage of seaweed in a straw basket on a white ground, surrounding by a tan mat. Under glass in a plain molded gilt frame. Backed with newspaper and pine boards.

Details

Descriptive Terms

collage (technique)
gilding
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
algae (protists)
wood (plant material)
baskets (containers)
Seaweed
Unidentified Paper
Glass
Gilded
Fruit Basket
COLLAGE

Inscription

A poem on the tan mat reads: Call us not weeds, we are flowers of the sea.... Dated April 7, 1865.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11.125 x 9.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1698.1-2