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Old Lighthouse
  • Paul Hammersmith
    1857–1937
    born: Naperville, Illinois, United States ; died: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
  • Old Lighthouse, 1897
  • Where object was made: United States
  • etching
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 65 x 194 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 2 1/2 x 7 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 178 x 241 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 x 9 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenji Nakahashi
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0031
Description

Long horizontal etching depicting a coast with a building (lighthouse) on hill with cyprus trees. At the bottom of the hill, on the shore, we can make out a small boat. The hill closest to the viewer has a many different types of scrubs and trees.