Diarama

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-2600

Description

Rectangular molded gray painted frame with shadow box holding four standing stuffed shore birds including two yellow legs and two sandpipers standing on a beach with shells and insects. The background and side are painted realistically with rocks, ocean, boats and birds.

Details

Descriptive Terms

dioramas
feather (material)
painting (coating)
sand
shell (animal material)
feather (material)
shell (animal material)
Feather
Sand
Shell
Painted
BOX, SHADOW

Inscription

Printed on a label (unreadable location): H. B. GRAVES PICTURE DEPT 78 STATE ST. ROCHESTER, NY

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17.5 x 21.75 x 5.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.817