Paramaribo, Surinam

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1821

GUSN

GUSN-8473

Description

Village seaport of Paramaribo, Surinam after the fire of 21 January 1821, seen from same viewpoint as 1991.682.1. Numerous ships in harbor at left; ruined village at right. Delicately colored in greens, blues and tans.

Details

Descriptive Terms

marines (visual works)
watercolors (paintings)
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
marines (visual works)
Picture
Townscape
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Ink
Maritime
Townscape

Inscription

1) Inscribed in ink below image: ""RUINE van PARAMARIBO in Suriname van den Brand opden/21 January 1821"" 2) lower right, ink: ""W.Donner/pinxet/geteekweld[?]"" 3) verso, lower right frame, red crayon on jeely label: ""9.""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.682.2

Maker

Donner, W. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Holland

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16 x 110.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.682.2A