Boats off Calais

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-199171

Description

Black and white print of boats in rough water. The center of the print features a raft holding five people approaching a larger ship. Another sail boat is in the distance to the left. Additional boats and buildings are in the far right. The wood frame is brown with a gold interior trim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"FROM / J.F. CABOT & BRO. / Guilders and Picture Framers / DEALERS IN / Engravings, Chromos, / Lithographs, Photographs, Passe-par-touts, Brackets, CORD, TASSELS, &c. / 89 Sudbury Street, a few doors from Court, / Joseph F. Cabot, / George G. Cabot / BOSTON. / Particular attention paid to Re-Gilding Old Frames, and / Cleansing and Varnishing Portraits. / Your patronage is respectfully solicited." (Printed label formerly attached to reverse of print.)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P211

Maker

Cousen, John, 1804-1880 (Engraver)
J. F. Cabot & Brother (Dealer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

14 10/16 x 19 8/16 x 12/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.634

Places

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