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Dark blue with full-blown rose border and twin scallops at top; depicts Boston State House and Common with cows and poplars, figure with wheelbarrow and NYC City Hall verso.
architecture (object genre)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
One of many views related to the early United States and its history that appear in the online exhibit "Patriotic America."
The view on this pitcher of this noteworthy building was also produced by Ridgway, Wood, Jackson, Rogers and Stevenson, as well as Stubbs here. The border in this series of American views by Stubbs is called "Spread Eagle Border." This building is surrounded by houses of famous men and itself was designed by the noted architect, Bullfinch in 1795. It was built on land once owned by John Hancock (signer of the Declaration of Independence).
Subject New York City Hall,
New York City Hall
Boston State House
Attributed to Stubbs, Joseph (Maker)
Burslem, England, Staffordshire
4.75 (H) (inches)
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington
Title Pitcher Accession Number 1920.672
Title Pitcher Accession Number 1927.118