Harbor View

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-197946

Description

Oil painting of a harbor with a developed coastline on the left side. There are boats and a small beach on the right and two buildings with flags in the middle. The frame is painted gold with high outside edge reliefing towards the inner edge with shorter levels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

oil paintings (visual works)
oil paint (paint)
canvas
wood (plant material)
Painting

Inscription

"Jordan & Harberg / Manufacturers of Artistic Picture Frames / Boston Mass." (Paper label on reverse.)
"Jordan & Harberg / Manufacturers of / Artistic Picture Frames / 154 Federal Street / Boston Mass. / No." (Paper label on reverse.)
"Chinese painting Warehouse the foreign / Merchants at Canton China / House of Russell & Co. NY / Merchants in oil" (Handwritten below label.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P112
FA041

Related Items

Title Harbor View Accession Number 2006.44.536
Title Harbor View Accession Number 2006.44.537
Title Harbor View Accession Number 2006.44.538

Maker

Jordan and Harberg (Framer)
House of Russell & Co. (Importer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

14 10/16 x 19 10/16 x 1 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.535

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