John Irish House.

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1878

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-A-217-ORAL03

GUSN

GUSN-165283

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Description

Big, fairly colorful picture of large, rambling house with a body of water behind it in the distance. Laundry hanging on line. Notes: Built in 1675; North addition or ell is of the 18th c. John Irish, born 1641, Duxbury, MA. House opposite Friends' Meeting House. First wife Elizabeth - b. 1641 d. 1707. Second wife Priscilla Church. John Irish died 1717 - graves of he and Elizabeth on property. House still standing in 1938.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

ACCESS ID 1235
Old ID 1256.00

Physical Description

1 painting watercolor

Collection Code

GC001

Collection Name

Original art collection

Date of Acquisition

Sept. 10, 1938

Reference Code

GC001.USRI.Little Compton.195

Acquisition Type

Gift

Places

Little Compton, R.I.

Record Details

Originator

Burleigh, Sydney R. (b. 1853) (artist)

Material Type

paintings (visual works)

Accruals Note

Signed by the artist: S.R. Burleigh.

Restrictions

Condition good.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-O-A-217-ORAL03

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

The artist was born in 1853 in Little Compton, Rhode Island. See Smith, p. 17.