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Catalog Number 10645-3662
Title Print; Walters and Son; Gravure; Bellona and Minerva
Object Name Print
Description Gravure print on white paper. Print of the ships "Bellona and Minerva" originally painted by Walters and Son. Image of two sailing ships and several smaller sailing boats sailing on a green-white ocean against a blue sky with white clouds. The sailing ship in the foreground, "Bellona" has three masts with flags flying at the top of the first two masts and on the stern. "Bellona" is drawn with the port side in view. The boat has a black and white hull. The ship is sailing toward the left. The "Minerva" is on the left and is painted from the stern with the starboard side in view The boat has a black and white hull and has flags flying from its two masts. It has white sails and is sailing into the background. Four smaller boats with white sails are sailing around in the water. In the background land is visible, green and flat. The image is bordered by white. A plate mark frames the image. Printed in the lower left corner in black: "Printed in U.S.A." A sheet of paper is attached to the print on the upper left corner. The sheet has the name of the print and a short biographies of the ships, "Bellona," and "Minerva," artist credit line, and credit to the painting's owners.
Material Paper, Ink, Adhesive
Medium Gravure
Artist Walters and Son
Place of Origin USA
Makers mark Credit Line: "Artist: Walter and Son// From the collection of the // Insurance Company of North America // Compliments of John A. Diemand"
Height (in) 14.063
Width (in) 17.063
People Diemand, John A.
Search Terms Walters and Son
Other Name Print
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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