Watercolor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1830-1850

GUSN

GUSN-18494

Description

Watercolor in a 2 1/2 in. wood and gilt frame of the Tucker's ship, "the Alliance". the Alliance had a large black and white hull, 17 sails, an American flag flying at its stern, and red flag flying from its tallest mast that reads: "ALLIANCE". A lighthouse and fortress are off the ship's bow and at least 8 other ships are in neighboring waters.

Details

Descriptive Terms

seascapes
watercolors (paintings)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
lighthouses
ships
Watercolor
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Ship
Lighthouse
PICTURE, SEASCAPE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

The Alliance

Maker

Possibly Desilva, Joseph (Maker)
Possibly McFarlane, Duncan (Maker)

Location of Origin

Liverpool, England

Dimensions

20.75 x 29.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.518

Reference Notes

Davidson, A.S.. Marine Art & Liverpool: Painters, Places & Flag Codes 1760-1960. [No Publisher].