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On display at the John Brown House Museum
Call #:
1925.2.4
Title:
Steamboat Massachusetts
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Pringle, James Fulton, 1799-1847
  • Date:
    1837
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Seascape
    Materials:
    oil
    canvas
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Broadside view of side paddle wheel steamboat with "Boston and Providence Railroad Line Massachusetts" painted in black on paddle guard. A three masted ship rolls on right of painting, another three masted ship on horizon sea in heavyells, dark clouds, lightning upper left.
    Dimensions:
    Height:32.625 in x Width:47.625 in
    Provenance:
    In Memory of , 1925-02-20
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 82, page 63.)
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