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Object ID 1927.102
Object Name Painting
Title Chancellor and England
Collection Works of Art
Credit line DHS Collection
Date 1861
Artist Tyler Sands
Description Unframed, oil on composition board marine landscape painting that depicts a coastal scene with a spit of land at the left side that has a lighthouse and fortified structure. There are four ships visible in the foreground: one group of three, three-masted ships and a steamer that is flying the American Stars and Stripes flag from the stern. The plumes of smoke from other steam ships are visible in the far background at the right. The expansive sky above the scene is blue with mauve clouds. There is an old red and white adhesive sticker on the back with text: "Chancellor & England, Ships of the U.S. Navy."
Dimensions H-7.5 W-18.125 inches
Dimension Details
Subjects Marine paintings
Search Terms Civil War
Tyler Sands
Marine Landscapes
Nineteenth Century
Medium Oil on composition board