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On display at the John Brown House Museum
Call #:
1970.17.1
Title:
Tropic
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Roux, Frederic
  • Date:
    1838
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Marine
    Materials:
    watercolor
    board
    Place of production/origin:
    France, Le Havre
    Description:
    Portrait of three masted ship under full sail, black hull, "Tropic" in gold painted on bow and flying American flag. Small figures on deck and several ships in background as well as cliffs in background right. Along bottom: "Tropic (1838) Captain D. Jackson."
    Dimensions:
    Height:16.375 in x Width:23.375 in
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 84, page 64.)
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