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Captain Oliver Lane House

Item Information

Title:
Captain Oliver Lane House
Description:
View of a house and wharf built by Captain Oliver Lane in Annisquam, MA, in 1833. Center of the scenic picture is a large white house, with an ell and a white fence surrounding the house. In the foreground is a river with three boats and a wharf, other houses and figures of people looking out windows, porches, in fields and on the wharf. 'Squam Rock' is at the upper right. Oil on canvas and in original gold frame. [see photo neg #47492-A]
Maker:
Wiggin, Alfred J.
Date:
1991
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
oil paint (paint)
canvas
landscapes (representations)
paintings (visual works)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
boats
houses
rivers
scenes (depictions)
Oil on Canvas
House
Scenic
River
Boat
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Essex
Captain Oliver Lane House
Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.)
Extent:
28 in. x 40 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Place of origin:
Annisquam Harbor (Essex county, Massachusetts) [bay]
Notes:
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Accession #:
1991.1227
Identifier:
2777