02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
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February 24, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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American School, 19th Century The Ship Govr. Strong of Boston Wm. Morland 1802.

$3,290$2,800
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

The Ship Govr. Strong of Boston Wm. Morland 1802. Unsigned, titled below. Mixed media including watercolor, gouache, and pen and ink on paper, sight size 13 1/2 x 19 1/2 in., in a molded gilt frame. Condition: Overall toning, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The ship (439 tons), was owned by William Gray of Salem and William H. Bordman of Boston. It was built in Wiscasset, Maine, in 1801. The ship later made several trips to the Pacific as a whaler. A plaque in the upper right corner states that the work was executed "In Memory of William Morland Who Died at Lima 1807."
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

William Morland, American School, Mixed media, William Gray, William H. Bordman, Wiscasset, Maine, Lima