Reverend George Phillips Preaching under a Great Tree at Watertown

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1930

GUSN

GUSN-221877

Description

Framed print of bas relief from the Founder's Memorial of Watertown made in 1930. A man preaches to others dressed in Colonial clothing under a large tree.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Rev. George Phillips / Preaching under a great tree at Watertown 1630" (printed)
"This is one of the bas reliefs on the Founder's Memeorial erected / at Watertown in 1930, to commemorate the founding of the Town. The / monument is by Kitson and the moving spirit in getting it erected was / Mr. G.F. Robinson of Watertown but my brother and I took a great deal / of interest in it." (typed)
"Salem Feb 1932 / Stephen W. Phillips" (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P445

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6 12/16 x 10 4/16 x 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.868