Title: Taking on the pilot, Marseilles, France, 1822 |
Accession Number: 1982.124
Category: PAINTINGS - WATERCOLORS
Maker: Toulza, Jn. Etienne; Goupy, Adolphe le
Place: France, Marseilles
Description: Watercolor on paper mounted on cardboard; starboard view of sloop of war ONTARIO (ship, built 1813, Baltimore, MD); by Jn. Etienne Toulza, active Marseille 1802-1822; at bottom "CORVETTE DES ETATS-UNIS D'AMERIQUE EN PANNE, POUR RECEVOIR UN PILOTE A BORD."; signed at left "Jr. Etne. Toulza fecit" and at right "a Marseille l'an 1822"; ONTARIO was the ship that claimed Oregon for the US in 1818 and was in the Mediterranean 1821-1824.
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