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Object ID 1960.016
Object Name Painting
Title The Holly Tree Inn
Collection Works of Art
Credit line DHS Collection
Date 1933
Artist John M. Roderick
Made Roderick, John M. 1933 (Date Depicted Is Ca. 1880)
Description Framed, oil on masonite painting of the Holly Tree Inn in Wilmington by John M. Roderick. The painting depicts a street scene of a yellow clapboarded building (the Holly Tree Inn) on a corner surrounded by brick buildings. Seven figures mill about in front of the inn and there is a train track with locomotive in the foreground. The frame is silver painted wood with "Market & Water Street 1870" written in white along the center of the lower edge. This painting was done from a photo that appeared in the March 1933 issue of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce News Bulletin. The Holly tree Inn at 8 Market Street was in business from 1875-1884.

Dimensions H-14.125 L-26 D-0.625 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Art
Search Terms Holly Tree Inn
John M. Roderick
John Roderick
Twentieth Century
New Castle County
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA
Medium Oil on masonite