Print

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1872

GUSN

GUSN-6342

Description

Framed print depicting a carved eagle surmounting a ball on a flag pole with inner line border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
Eagle
Flag Pole
PICTURE

Inscription

""The carved wooden EAGLE tops the flag pole which marks the spot where the Liberty Boys assembled in 1766 at SWING BRIDGE on WATER STREET in PORTSMOUTH, N.H. Mounted like a weathervane the four and one half foot, guilded (sic), carving turns with the wind and glistens as it turns in the sun light.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Portsmouth, NH, USA, Rockingham Cty

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1248

Places

New Hampshire (United States)