Perspective View of the Blockade of Boston Harbor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1950

GUSN

GUSN-198450

Description

A color reproduction print of Christian Remick's "Perspective View of the Blockade of Boston Harbor." The image is made of three long pieces. There are masted ships all along the strip of green-blue water. A scroll at the top right shows the title and the author's name, and another scroll at the top left with three people around it shows a numbered key to the ships and landmarks shown in the print. The frame is painted black wood and reads "Magna Charta."

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
collotype (process)
Print

Inscription

"Vose Galleries / of Boston / INCORPORATED / Importers and Dealer in Paintings / ESTABLISHED 1841 / 559 BOYLSTON STREET * BOSTON 16 * MASSACHUSETTS / TO / Mr. Stephen Phillips / 30 Chestnut Street / Salem / Massachusetts / To be called for" (Printed label formerly on reverse of print.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P147
FA076

Maker

Reproduction of Remick, Christian, 1726-ca. 1769 (Artist)
Vose Galleries (Dealer)
Iconographic Society (Publisher)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

19 11/16 x 67 12/16 x 1 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.570

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Boston