Bark Patriot of Salem, 1817

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1905

GUSN

GUSN-179941

Description

Framed watercolor of a ship at sea with eight sails unfurled and three sails furled. On the first mast is a red and white flag, on the second is a long triangular red and blue flag, and on the last mast is an American flage. There are eight figures on the deck. In the left background is land with a large building. On the right is open ocean.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"M MP / 1905" (handwritten)
"Bark Patriot of Salem, 1817 / From a painting by Jacob Peterson" (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P385
FA051

Maker

Macpherson, M (Copyist)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

17 10/16 x 23 11/16 x 1 10/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.808