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Portsmouth Street Scene

Item Information

Title:
Portsmouth Street Scene
Description:
Molded and gilt wooden frame; corners with applied gesso scrolled vines; inner edge with scrolled leaf; scene of 1 Middle St., Portsmouth, NH; shows intersection of two roads; far right is two-story white gambrel-roofed house with dormers and green shutters; yard wtih high white fence; group of people talking in foreground at street intersection; left side with tree-surrounded church; cloudy sky.
Artist:
Titcomb, William H., 1823-1888
Date:
1854
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
canvas
gesso
oil paint (paint)
wood (plant material)
landscapes (representations)
paintings (visual works)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
architecture (object genre)
architectural elements
Oil
Coated Canvas
Architecture
Gesso
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
John Paul Jones House
Lord House (Portsmouth, N. H.)
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
28 in. x 35.875 in. (H x W); 21.5 in. x 29.5 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Place of origin:
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.657
Identifier:
5304