View of Salem, 1849

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1849

GUSN

GUSN-202737

Description

Panoramic print of Salem and the bay. The view is from a higher elevation looking down onto the city and the bay. Three thin trees are placed in the foreground among rolling hills and other scattered plant life. The horizon line is in the center of the print and in the sky a flock of birds fly near the upper center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
Print

Inscription

"Drawn from Nature & Engraved by E. Whitefield / View of Salem, Mass: / Published by E. Whitefield New York -- Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1849 by E. Whitefiled in the Clerk's Office of the District of N.Y. / Printed by F. Michlin 111 Nassau" (printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P255

Maker

Whitefield, Edwin, 1816-1892 (Artist)

Dimensions

17 12/16 x 39 8/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.678