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Call #:
1891.4.1
Title:
Old Town House
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Harris, George W.
  • Date:
    ca. 1860
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting
    Materials:
    oil
    canvas
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Painting of building built in 1723, as a meeting house, later used by town of Providence. Torn down in 1860. Painted for Henry C. Whitaker.
    Dimensions:
    Height:14 in x Width:17 in
    Subjects:
    Landscape painting

    Providence
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Henry C. Whitaker , 1891
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 115, page 89.)
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