Schooner "Lewis R. Mackey"

Object Number: 
1947.66
Date: 
1854
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 1/4 x 52 1/8 x 1 in. ( 84.5 x 132.4 x 2.5 cm ) Framed: 45 × 64 × 3 3/4 in. (114.3 × 162.6 × 9.5 cm)
Marks: 
Signed and dated lower right: Drawn and Painted by James Bard 162 Perry St NY. / March The 1st 1854
Description: 
Depicted is the schooner the "Lewis R. Mackey" in full mast with an American flag and a banner that reads "Lewis R. Mackey"; several schooners in the background; porpoises (or dolphins) and a man rowing in a boat in the foreground; land in the distance; clouds in the sky.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group