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Object ID 1908.005
Object Name Painting
Title Old Court House
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of M. Lewis Sasse
Date 1892
Artist Clawson Hammitt
Made Clawson Hammitt
Description Painting of the Old Court House in New Castle with a view from the corner of 2nd & Delaware streets showing the tripartite Court House at an angle, with the Sheriff's House/Police Station beyond it on the right and just beyond the wall of the jail (demolished). Also visible is the spire of Emmanuel Church. The Court House is shown coated in yellow stucco with a covered entrance at the front door (both since removed). The flat inner frame survives and has black lettering along the lower edge: "Old Court House, New Castle, Delaware."

Dimensions H-16.375 L-22.25 D-0.75 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Art
Historic buildings
People Hammitt, Clawson S.
Search Terms Old Court House
New Castle
Historic Buildings
Clawson Hammitt
Clawson S. Hammitt
Nineteenth Century
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE
Medium Oil on canvas