South-West Harbor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

July 24, 1897

GUSN

GUSN-198569

Description

A watercolor painting depicting three ships in a harbor. The closest has a blue colored hull. A small strip of land establishes a horizon line in the center of the right side. The artist's signature, date and the title are handwritten in pencil in the lower left corner. The wood frame is painted gold with ornate carvings on the outer edge and plain gold along the inner edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watercolors (paintings)
watercolor (paint)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Painting

Inscription

"The E.W. Noyes Co. / Pictures / and / Frames / 13 Bromfield St. / Boston" (Label on reverse)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P165
FA095

Maker

Shaw, Ernest W (Painter)
E.W. Noyes Co. (Framer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16 6/16 x 20 11/16 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.588

Places

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