Sukey of Salem

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1905

GUSN

GUSN-179920

Description

Framed watercolor of a ship on the water. Sails are unfurled and there is a large American flag at then end of the ship. there is a sailboat and land in the right background.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watercolors (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
Painting

Inscription

"M M P 1905" (handwritten)
"Sukey of Salem" (handwritten)
"G. Ropes 1803" (handwritten)
"Brig 'Sukey' of Salem. / Built at Falmouth Mass. 1795. / 145 tons. Owned by Phillips and Prince / and then by Capt Stephen Phillips alone. / Copy made in 1903 by M. McPherson / of an original water color by / George Ropes in the possession of / a Mrs. Ripley of the Mansion House / in Andover and loaned to the / Marine Hall to have copies made / I have copies of both of the two paintings / owned by Mrs. Ripley and also / an original of this same 'Sukey' / which see for further notes. / April. 1904. Stephen W. Phillips" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P381
FA047

Maker

Macpherson, M (Copyist)
Reproduction of Ropes, George, 1788-1819 (Artist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

11 13/16 x 15 14/16 x 1 2/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.804