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Title: Ship BOSTON by Jacob Petersen, 1833

Accession Number: 2000.126
Category: PAINTINGS - WATERCOLORS
Type: watercolor
Maker: Petersen, Jacob
Place:
Date: 1833
Materials: paper
Description: Watercolor, frame removed; "The Boston of Norwich" by Jacob Petersen; depicts the BOSTON (built circa 1832) in a central profile view under full sail in a calm sea, figurehead appears to be Indian with tomahawk, stern view at left of another ship in background sailing opposite direction, longboat rowing near it, fort in background to right; artist's signature in lower right "Drawn by J Petersen; title written across bottom "The Boston of Norwich. Levi Case Commander. pasfing the Sound. 1833."

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