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Catalog Number C15.001
Title Etching of Portsmouth and the Piscataqua
Object Name Print
Description An etching of Portsmouth and the Piscataqua River. In the foreground is the shore, with a tree, bushes, and two men looking out over the river. In the middle ground is the river, with several ships. In the background is Portsmouth. Etching is in a gold frame with a gray mat.
Date Ca. 1777
Artist J.F.W. Des Barres
Dimensions H-17.25 W-23.375 inches
Material Paper
Place of Origin London, England
Provenance A proof state by J.F.W. Des Barres, done for "The Atlantic Neptune", a four volume publication.
People Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet, 1722-1824
Search Terms Piscataqua River
Portsmouth, N.H.
Subjects Etchings
Piscataqua River (Me. and N.H.)
Portsmouth (N.H.)