The Ship "Edward"; verso: small decorative sketch

Object Number: 
1934.161
Date: 
1790
Medium: 
Brown ink and watercolor on paper silk composite
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/16 x 15 5/16 in. ( 33.2 x 38.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: Title, upper right: The Edward. On reverse, several separate inscriptions: The Ship Edward; New York, September 14, 1790; New York, September; and Joseph Cox, His Ship.
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right in brown ink: "THE EDWARD"; verso inscribed at upper left: "The S / THE SHIP / EDWARD"; along right edge vertically: "New York / September 14 1790"; further right: "New York / September"; signed? at upper center: "Joseph Cose / this Ship"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Misses Mary E. Cox and Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group