Watercolor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-18506

Description

Watercolor of the sailing vessel "The Samoset" being pulled by the tugboat "Samson". The American flag flies from the Samoset stern and a white flag with the red letters that reads "Samoset" flies from the tallest mast. At least 6 flags are rolled up on the ship. Frame: 2 3/4 in. wood and gilt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
watercolors (paintings)
painting (coating)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
ships
Watercolor
Unidentified Paper
Painted
Ship
PICTURE, MARITIME

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

The Samoset

Maker

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

Location of Origin

Liverpool, England

Dimensions

20.75 x 29.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.529

Reference Notes

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