Wood-block engraving of a fisherman

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-222941

Description

Wood-block engraving of a fisherman. The fisherman is dark skinned, and draped in the fish net he is about to throw in the water. He stands on the sand, right at the edge of the water. The sea is turquoise blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wood engravings (prints)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
ink
Print

Inscription

"Hawaiian fisherman" (painted, bottom left)
"CWB" (written in a square)
"Charles W. Barttlett/ Native fishing in Hawaii/ Bought in Honolulu 1922" (pencil written)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P654

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12 3/16 x 16 8/16 x 11/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1077