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The Ship "Edward Lee"
  • United States
  • The Ship "Edward Lee", late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor
  • Paper Type: heavy paper or board
  • Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2917

Another of the amateur marine views of the early nineteenth century, this water color of the "Edward Lee" is typical of the naive productions of many American artists of the period. Such artists were, for the most part, untrained and painted mainly for their own enjoyment.