Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-19808

Description

Aquatint of a shipwreck on the Black Rocks near Scarborough. In the center of the print, an overturned ship is seen w/ the waves crashing against it as it nears the rocky shore. Men and women along the shore are attempting to pull in survivors using ropes. Crowds are in the background. Frame: 2 1/4 in. gilt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
prints (visual works)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
ships
Unidentified Paper
Etched
Ship
PICTURE, MARITIME

Inscription

On the back is written on a white label: ""Shipwreck on the Black Rocks,/ near Scarborough"" It appears to have been placed over ink writing of the same title on the paper backing.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16.75 x 19.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.648.2