Technical Detail of a Bridge in Newbury Port, Massachusetts; detail of a bridge in Newbury Port

Object Number: 
1958.61
Date: 
1794
Medium: 
Graphite on folded sheet
Dimensions: 
folded sheet: 8 x 12 1/2 in. ( 20.3 x 31.8 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: upper center, inside folded sheet: "built in the yr. 1794 by Timothy Palmer of Newbery Port [Massachu?] / thrown from Rocky Island to Goat Island in Piscataqua River 8 miles / above Portsmouth in New Hampshire" inscription: upper left, on ou
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper center in graphite: "built in the yr. 1794 by Timothy Palmer of Newbery Port, Massachu: /thrown from Rocky Island to goat island. to Piscataqua River 8 miles / above Portsmouth in New Hampshire --"; various annotations; verso contains extensive technical inscriptions
Description: 
Diagrams
Credit Line: 
Gift of Reverend J.E. Strickland
Provenance: 
Descent through the artist's family; the Reverend J.E. Strickland, Gouray Lodge, Jersey, Channel Islands
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group