View of Greenwich

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

June 1, 1795

GUSN

GUSN-175376

Description

Aquatint in frame of a harbor with nine ships and seven small boats. Foreground has a wharf in lower right corner. The background shows a harbor front property with buildings. There is a mock frame around the scene.

Details

Descriptive Terms

aquatints (prints)
prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
aquatint (printing process)
Print

Inscription

"l Farrington Pubd June 1st 1795 by J & J Boydell. Shakespeare. View of Greenwich, from Deptford Yard - Gallery Pall Mall 8N. 90. Cheapside. I.C. Stadler Sculpt" (printed)
"View of "Greenwich Hospital" from Stratford. / note the hills in the background on which the / Observatory is located and where Blackheart is / one of the beautiful aquatints published by Boydell. / as illustrations of one of their books on typography / 1793. This shows the hospital as it appeared / just after Capt cook was Governor there. / It probably had not changed much. / Bought in Eng in 1928 and given to me / by Anna Christians 1928. / Stephen W. Phillips." (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P353
FA002

Maker

J. & J. Boydell (Publisher)
Stadler, Joseph Constantine (Engraver)
After Farrington, Joseph, 1747-1821 (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12 1/16 x 16 3/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.776