Portfolio with Image of St. Goar

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-5619

Description

Two boards with blue leather binding. Features harbor scene of St. Goar, on the Rhine, centered in the cover and surrounded by gilt arabesques; gilt floral sprig on back; lined with lime green and gilt Chinoiserie paper with interior folder of the same paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portfolios (containers)
leather
paper (fiber product)
papier mâché
Chinoiserie
harbors
Papier Mache
Chinoiserie
Leather
Unidentified Paper
Harbor
PORTFOLIO

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

9.125 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.901