Two Middle Eastern Men Outside a Stone Building

Collection Type

  • Photography

GUSN

GUSN-222788

Description

Framed photographic print of a painting depicting a scene of two Middle Eastern men outside a stone building. One man sits at the top of the stairs and plays flute. The other man is standing accross the stairs at the bottom. Behind them is a buildind with archways. The painting is signed "H. Hilliard" in the low right corner. The wood frame is surrounded by a pseudo-kufic inscription.

Details

Descriptive Terms

photographic prints
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Orientalism
Print, Photographic

Inscription

"H. Hilliard" (signature in the low right corner)
"Foster BROS. Pictures and Frames. 3 Park Square, Boston 9000" (Text printed on a label)
"9000 Oriental Med" (pencil handwritten on the lower part of the frame)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P558

Maker

Reproduction of Hilliard, William Henry, 1836-1905 (Painter)
Foster Brothers (Framer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

17 8/16 x 14 9/16 x 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.981

Places

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