Pirate with Guns

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-173695

Description

A black and white etching of a man with 2 guns. He is bearded, wearing a pointed hat, and a long jacket and shorts of fur. He as one gun resting on each shoulder, pointing up to the upper right of the scene; a sword is slung behind his back. A ship is in the background and a flower in the foreground. Frame is narrow, black painted wood. Also in accession file is a partial sheet of newspaper from an unknown date and unkown paper, likely was inside frame. Most stories are dated Sept. 18. Includes some sports results (baseball games) and other news.

Details

Descriptive Terms

etchings (prints)
prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
Print

Inscription

"27" (White tag attached to back, now discarded)
"This is an impression of the / plate by Clark + Pine and is / probably the first representation / of R. Crusoe ever made. It was / the frontispiece of the First Edition / which was published by W. Taylor, 1719. / Bot. Good. Nov. 1916. OSX" (History of print, in Accession File.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P182
FA027

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

10 7/16 x 8 2/16 x 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.605