Pencil Sketch of the Eliab Deane House

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1940-1960

GUSN

GUSN-288574

Description

Pencil on paper drawing of the Eliab Deane house, Thompson Street, Middleboro, Maine. Drawing is a three-quarter view of a house, probably federal-style, with symmetrical facade, wooden shutters, front door with side lights, a hipped roof with chimney stacks on either side. An attached addition and barn(s) are visible at the back of the house. In front of the house is a stone wall with three trees growing in front of it. In the foreground is a wooden fence and chickens and chicks in a grassy area. The paper has yellowed except around the edges, where protected from exposure by a mat or frame (now missing). Imprints of wood knots from backing board visible on verso. Signature in lower right corner "FHHif[?].

Details

Descriptive Terms

drawings (visual works)
drawing paper
Drawing

Inscription

"FHHif[?]" (Artist's signature, illegible.)
"Eliab Deane - then Orne Deane / Deane homestead / Thompson St. Middleboro / 2 mi from Halifax line - / across swamp from Plympton / Eliab bought in 1819" (handwritten)
"Mr. James / $1.75 P. S[?]. B. with mat" (Framer's note and price?)

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Maker

(Artist)

Location of Origin

Middleboro, Maine, United States

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 13 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.440.2

Places

Maine (United States)