United States Frigate Constitution

John Perry Newell (American, about 1832–1898), Printed by J. H. Bufford's Lithograph (American, 19th century)


Place Depicted: Newport, Fort Adams, RI, United States

Dimensions

Image: 33.0 x 50.8 cm (13 x 20 in.) Sheet: 42.9 x 59.2 cm (16 7/8 x 23 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1074

Medium or Technique

Lithograph, hand colored on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Three mast ship center; sail boats, paddle boat and row boats around it; fort in background.

Inscription

Printed below: Sketched and drawn on stone by J.P. Newell; J. H. Bufford's Lith Boston; title; At anchor off fort adams, Newport, R.I.

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA September 21, 1960

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875