Malay of Salem

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1905

GUSN

GUSN-179934

Description

Framed watercolor of a ship with no sails unfurled. The first mast has a blue and white flat, the second mast has an American flag in the shape of along triangle, and there is an American flag at the stern. There are mountains in the left background and town on the right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"M M P / 1905" (handwritten)
"Malay of Salem." (handwritten)
"P[illegible]Leghorn" (handwritten)
"Brig 'Malay' of Salem. / Built at Salem in 1818 268 tons [letter continues]..." (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P383
FA049

Maker

Macpherson, M (Copyist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

15 11/16 x 21 7/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.806