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Call #:
1886.3.1
Title:
The Great September Gale of 1815
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Bartlett, John Russell, 1805-1886 - Painter
  • Date:
    1834-1840
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting
    Materials:
    fibre, linen
    paint, oil
    Medium:
    Painting
    Description:
    Depicts Gale of 1815 in Market Square, Providence, violent flood with wrecked ships, debris, floating houses, brick buildings of square rising out of flood.
    Dimensions:
    Height:32 in x Width:41.5 in
    --or--
    Height:81.3 cm x Width:105.5 cm
    Notes/Special Measurements:Frame
    Provenance:
    Bequest of Mr. John Russell Bartlett
    Bibliographic References:
    American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society #78
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