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The New Ship "Duncan"

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After working in Liverpool, London, Southampton, and along the Scottish coast, Salmon came to Boston in 1828. From 1831 to 1840, he kept a studio on the Marine Railway wharf on Commercial Street in Boston's North End, where he could witness the city's maritime activity. From his notes we know...

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Inscription

Reverse: No 725/Painted by R. Salmon/1832

Provenance

The artist; William R. Langdon, Wellesley Hills, Mass.; to MFA, 1948, gift of William R. Langdon.

Credit Line

Gift of William R. Langdon

1832

  • Robert Salmon, English, 1775–1845 or after (active in the United States 1828–42)
Dimensions

41.27 x 60.96 cm (16 1/4 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

48.1164

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

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