Interior of Salt Works
Edward Meyer Kern (American, 1823–1863)
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Sheet: 17 x 26.5 cm (6 11/16 x 10 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Watercolor on paper
Not On View
Men in front of a large furnace, feeding fuel into it.
Inscribed below in pen and ink: Interior of salt Works Japan
Given by the artist to Captain William Brenton Boggs, the Ringgold-Rodgers Expedition's purser; bought from Bogg's granddaughter by Maxim Karolik. Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA November 12, 1959
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875