1953.0189.003 Drawing and 1951.0078.003 Frame, view 1
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Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

  • Title:

    A View near Flushing on Long Island in the Province of New York North America. Taken on the Spot by Tho\s Davies Cap\t L\t Roy\l Artillery 1765

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Creator (Role):

    Thomas Davies (Draftsman)

  • Place of Origin:

    Flushing, New York, Long Island, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1765

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

  • Techniques:

    Drawn, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1953.0189.003


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Object Number

1953.0189.003

Object Name

Drawing (Watercolor drawing)

Title

A View near Flushing on Long Island in the Province of New York North America. Taken on the Spot by Tho\s Davies Cap\t L\t Roy\l Artillery 1765

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Charles K. Davis

Creator (Role)

Thomas Davies (Draftsman)
1737-1812

Place of Origin

Flushing, New York, Long Island, United States, North America

Date

1765

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right, beneath image; Taken on the Spot by Tho\s Davies Cap\t L\t Roy\l Artillery 1765

Subjects

Landscape

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (laid)

Techniques

Drawn, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

12 (H) , 19.1 (W) , 8.9 (Image H) , 16.1 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

30.6 (H) , 48.4 (W) , 8.9 (Image H) , 16.1 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Chain interval: 2.6-2.7 cm; laid line frequency: 7 per cm. H at left. W at bottom.

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. 65, pp. 126-128.
[Thesis] Brincat, Lauren Holly. 2014 John Browne's Flushing: Material Life on a Dutch Frontier, 1645-1700. M.A. Winterthur Winterthur Program in American Material Culture