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Watching for Whaleships, (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Hinchman, Margaretta S. 1876-1955  Search this
Medium:
Gouache and graphite on board
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket Massachusetts 02554 Accession Number: 56.6.3
Date:
Ca. 1900
Notes:
Jehle, Michael A., ed., "Picturing Nantucket: an art history of the island with paintings from the collection of the Nantucket Historical Association: works by artists born before 1900," Nantucket, MA: Nantucket Historical Association, 2000, fig. 147.
Summary:
A woman and a boy stand on a rooftop near a chimney. The boy holds on to the woman's waist and the woman holds her hand above her eyes. Other figures are seen on the surrounding rooftops. They all look to the left, scanning the horizon for a ship.
Topic:
Figure group--Female & Child  Search this
Architecture exterior--Detail--Roof  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Architecture exterior--Detail--Chimney  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Waterscape--Boat  Search this
Occupation--Industry--Whaling  Search this
Control number:
IAP 88580068
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_354997