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On display at the John Brown House Museum
Call #:
1885.5.1
Title:
Fox Point Observatory
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Anonymous - Painter
  • Date:
    ca. 1840
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting
    Materials:
    paint, oil
    Canvas
    Medium:
    Painting
    Description:
    View of Fox Point Observatory, buildings on hill framed by large circular columns between which is draped a fringed blue curtain embellished with yellow tassels.
    Dimensions:
    Height:17.5 in x Width:22.75 in
    --or--
    Height:44.5 cm x Width:57.8 cm
    Subjects:
    Fox Point (Providence, R.I.)
    Observatories
    Landscape painting

    Providence
    Provenance:
    Gift of William H. Charnley
    Bibliographic References:
    Goodyear, Frank Henry,. American paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society,by Frank H. Goodyear, Jr. Providence,: Rhode Island Historical Society,, 1974., #89
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