Spirit of '76

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1847

GUSN

GUSN-202711

Description

Framed black and white print of a family outfitting a man who is going to fight in the American Revolution in a wood frame painted gold. The scene has eight people: Militia man at door, older man preparing a gun, a woman kneeling at the front of man in uniform, a young boy kneeling with powder horn, an older woman with a sword, and a woman sitting down with a sleeping baby on her lap.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P231
FA105

Maker

Matteson, Tompkins H., 1813-1884 (Engraver)
H.S. Sadd (Printer)

Dimensions

21 8/16 x 24 13/16 x 1 3/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.654