US Frigate Constitution of 44 Guns

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1904

GUSN

GUSN-175398

Description

Engraving of a ship at sea with five figures on board. Ship is flying an American flag.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
ink
wood (plant material)
engraving (printing process)
Engraving

Inscription

"Drawn by Wm. Lynn: / No 1 of an edition of 50 only and the plate destroyed. / U.S. Frigate Constitution, of 44 Guns. / Boston, Pub by Wm. Lynn / Published by Charles E. Goodspeed. Boston, Mass 1904, For The Savage Engraving Associates. / A. Bowen Sc." (printed)
"Stephen W. Phillips. / Bought at Goodspeed's who had / taken it back from the original / subscriber in Jan. 1905. I paid / $12.50 the original subscription / price for the unframed print. / To me this is the finest print of the / Constitution in existence." (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P357
FA004

Maker

After Lynn, William, ca. 1744-1844 (Artist)
Bowen, Abel, 1790-1850 (Engraver)
Charles E. Goodspeed & Co. (Publisher)

Dimensions

23 3/16 x 28 4/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.780

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)