Harbor View

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-197951

Description

Oil painting of a harbor with various boats along the bottom of the picture. There are large buildings along the coast in the middle of the scene and three flag poles across the middle with an American flag in the center. 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

"Chinese painting / Warehouse of the foreight / Merchants at Canton China - House of Russell and Co / Merchants to [paper deteriorated]" (Handrwitten paper label on reverse partically obstructed by conservator's board.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P114
FA041

Maker

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

Dimensions

14 10/16 x 19 2/16 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.537

Places

China

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