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Academy Street

Artist/Maker:
Van Vleck, Henry Jacob
Place Made:
Salem North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1846-1849
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
HOA:6 1/2 “; WOA: 6
Accession Number:
5268
Description:
– Watercolor on paper with paint detailing of Academy Street in Salem, North Carolina
– Outdoor/landscape scene of street and two buildings; two men in foreground, one with a ladder leaning on a lamp post, one crossing the street; Square with white fence partially shown at right, with a man walking through it; trees line the street and square; street shows wheel marks/tread
– Having a beige/taupe painted border with fan corners trimmed with red
– Small “H.J.V.V.” written at the bottom right corner
– Gold beveled frame
Credit Line:
Anne P. and Thomas A. Gray Purchase Fund