The Ship "Good Faith" housed on the North Pole

Eddie Townsend (ER), American, 19th century

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December 8, 1875

Pen and ink with gouache highlights on blue mat board

Sheet: 5 5/8 × 7 1/4 in. (14.3 × 18.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

D.X.992.33.6

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Signed lower left: ER Townsend [anchor]; inscribed and dated, lower center: -For Willie Mackaye. / Dec. 8th 75.; inscribed, lower right: "The Ship Good Faith" / housed at the North Pole.; inscribed in graphite, on reverse: "Pen and ink scetch"/ by Eddie Townsend / 1870‘s? / "For Willie Mackaye"; inscribed in graphite, on reverse (another hand): Transfered from Baker Archives (Mackaye Coll) 2/82.

Provenance

Source unknown; catalogued, 1992.

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