Painting

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-2266

Description

Reverse painting on glass, rectangular format; figures before a landscape, infant princes handing a scroll to Lord Cornwallis; in gilded, molded small scoop frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
glass (material)
oil paint (paint)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
military history
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Oil
Glass
Painted
Landscape
Trade
PICTURE, HISTORY

Inscription

Lettered in gold below picture: ""To the Honourable the East India Company / Definitive Treaty by the Hostage Princes.""

Associated Person

Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18 x 23 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.274.2