Overmantel, First Church, Charlestown, Massachusetts

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1825-1849

GUSN

GUSN-56838

Description

Overmantel panel depicting a seaport town with ships in the harbor; street crowded with vehicles and people in the foreground. Church with steeple at right: steeple has hole in clock face for working watch hands. Removed from an unidentified house, possibly in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

overmantels (interior wall components)
oil paint (paint)
panels (wood)
panel paintings (painting by form)
Overmantel

Associated Building

Exhibited At Old State House (Boston, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.3952