Jacobs Ladder

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-4068

Description

Countryside scene with man lying beneath a tree and angels descending ladder toward him (depiction of Biblical Jacob's ladder); glazed; simple molded frame painted black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
hand coloring
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Bible
rope ladders
Picture
Unidentified Paper
Hand Colored
Stipple Engraved
Bible
Jacob's Ladder
Picture

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.438 x 7.313 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.374B