1953.0189.001 Drawing, Watercolor
  • 1953.0189.001 Drawing, Watercolor
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Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

  • Title:

    A South View of the New Fortress at Crown Point, with the Camp, Commaned by Major General Amherst in the Year 1759

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Thomas Davies (Draftsman)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1759

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1953.0189.001


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Object Number

1953.0189.001

Object Name

Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

Title

A South View of the New Fortress at Crown Point, with the Camp, Commaned by Major General Amherst in the Year 1759

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Thomas Davies (Draftsman)
1737-1812

Place of Origin

New York, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1759

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right, beneath image; Drawn on the Spot by Tho:\s Davies Cap:\t Lieut: of the Royal Artillery.

Subjects

Landscape

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

14.7 (H) , 21.1 (W) , 12.9 (Image H) , 20 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

37.3 (H) , 53.5 (W) , 12.9 (Image H) , 20 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Chain interval: 2.7-2.8 cm; laid line frequency: 8 per cm. H at left. W at bottom.

Watermark

Cross with "IHS" and "IVILLEDARY"

Coloring

Hand colored with translucent watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Richardson, Edgar P. 1986 American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum.
Published as cat. no. 64, pp. 126-127.