Souvenir shell

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1945

GUSN

GUSN-222481

Description

Clamshell glued upright onto a wood stand painted gray; the shell is painted blue and brown to look like the seashore; a wooden lighthouse is glued inside the shell; a cotton ball is glued in for clouds.

Details

Descriptive Terms

shell (animal material)
wood (plant material)
shell (animal material)
paint (coating)
cotton (textile)
Bric-a-brac

Inscription

"OTIS A. R. WOOD/ ESSEX/ MASSACHUSETTS" (typed)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Selina F. Little

Accession Number

2003.1.16