framed: 16 3/4 x 52 7/8 x 2 in. ( 42.5 x 134.3 x 5.1 cm )
underglaze: in upper right corner of obverse: "NIEUW / AMSTERDAM / A. D. 1656"
Mural composed of thirty tin-glazed earthenware tiles with blue and white "delft" decoration; view of shoreline with linear border; cartouche in the form of a scroll with inscription, "NIEUW AMSTERDAM A. D. 1656," in upper right corner; brown-painted wooden frame.
Gift of Miss Myra H. Avery
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