U.S. Frigate "United States"

Object Number: 
1937.1231
Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Brown and black ink and wash on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 15 1/16 in. ( 30.5 x 38.3 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in brown ink: "The United / States The / Commadore / of Amarica[sic] / May the 12 1829"
Description: 
Marine
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Elie Nadelman, Museum of Folk Arts, Riverdale-on-Hudson, Bronx, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group