Island of Curacao, 1793

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1793

GUSN

GUSN-8064

Description

Molded gold frame; harbour with sailing ships on water. Beneath are three smaller scenes of portraits of sailing ships. Beneath are thirty three names with numbers serving as identification key to places in picture above. Banner at top reads "Eyland Curacao anno 1793."

Details

Descriptive Terms

drawings (visual works)
gilding
glass (material)
molding (forming)
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
wood (plant material)
harbors
marines (visual works)
sailing vessels
Picture
Landscape
Unidentified Paper
Glass
Molded
Sailing vessel
Maritime
Harbor
Gilded
Watercolor
Landscape

Inscription

At top center: Teyland Curacao 1793

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

People and Organizations

Curacao

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

23.125 x 32.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.340