Great Storm at Providence

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-17124

Description

Market Square, Providence, Rhode Island, flooded by the Great September Gale of 1815. Scene depicts Market Square with high water. Two ships with sailors, ships crashing into buildings, floating debris, ominous grey sky with slight patch of blue, yellowish clouds.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
storms
PicturePicture, HistoryOil on Canvas
Storm
Picture, History

People and Organizations

Market Square

Associated Events

Great September Gale of 1815

Maker

Kidder, James, 1793-1837 (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

38 1/2 x 48 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1925.208

Date

1815 (After)

Places


Massachusetts (United States)
Rhode Island (United States)