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Call #:
1925.2.3
Title:
Steamboat Providence
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Bard, J. and J.
  • Date:
    1832-1838
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Marine
    Materials:
    watercolor
    paper
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, New York,
    Description:
    Broadside view of side paddle-wheel steamboat from Boston and Providence Railroad Line "Providence" painted in black and green on paddle guard. Large American flag and smaller ship's owner flag blue flying from ship. Figures on deck, tug boat in rear.
    Dimensions:
    Height:23.375 in x Width:33.875 in
    Provenance:
    In Memory of Richard W. Comstock , 1925
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 77, page 59. "Long Island Sound Steamboats" 1984..."The Light Must Be Kept Burning" 1985)
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