Homeward Bound

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1845

GUSN

GUSN-18310

Description

Currier hand-colored lithograph of a 3 masted ship with 5 sails. A United States flag flies from the back of the ship, a light blue flag from the highest point, and one life boat and one large anchor are along the ship's side. Frame: 3/4 in. gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
prints (visual works)
hand coloring
lithography
paper (fiber product)
marines (visual works)
Picture
Seascape
Unidentified Paper
Lithography
Hand Colored
Maritime
Seascape

Inscription

Printed beneath print: ""Lith. & Pub. by N. Currier, Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1845 by N. Currier in the Clerk's office of the Distict Court of the Southern District of N.Y. 2 Spruce St. N.Y./ 378."" An attachment on the back of the print reads: ""Manufactured By/ E. Schoepflin & Co./ Picture Frames & Gilt Mouldings,/ 55 Sudbury Street/ Boston, Mass.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Currier, Nathaniel (Printmaker)
E. Shoepflin & Co. (Framer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA; Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

15.875 x 19.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.339.2

Places

New York state (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)