Paramaribo, Surinam

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1821

GUSN

GUSN-2554

Description

Seaport village of Paramaribo, Surinam, seen from marshy area at shore, with buildings and houses at right and numerous small craft at anchor in the harbor, two flying red, white and blue flag (Dutch?); house on fire at right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
watercolors (paintings)
paper (fiber product)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
watercolor (paint)
marines (visual works)
Picture
Seascape
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Pencil
Maritime
Seascape

Inscription

1) [Inscribed in black watercolor, ink and pencil at base of image:] ""PARAMARIBO in Suriname,/Brand van den 21ste January Ao 1821."" 2) [bottom right corner of image, black watercolor:] ""W Donner/pinxet."" 3) [upper verso, felt tip on white round sticker, frame:] ""80"".

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.682.1

Maker

Donner, W. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Holland

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16.25 x 22.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.682.1A