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Wall painting from the Prescott Tavern, Jaffrey, New Hampshire (built in 1803).

Provenance

About 1824, commissioned for the Prescott Tavern in East Jaffrey, N.H.; 1950, removed to the Goyette Museum, Peterborough, NH; stored by the owner, Mrs. Hazel Goyette, upon the Goyette Museum's closing; January 31, 1979, Fine Americana, Sotheby's Parke Bernet, lot 655, to the Marriot Corporation; 1982, installed at Boston Marriott Long Wharf Hotel in Boston, Mass.; 2007, sold by the Marriott Corporation to Joyce and Edward Linde, Boston, Mass.; 2007, gift of Joyce and Edward Linde to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 27, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Joyce and Edward Linde

about 1824

Dimensions

Height x width: 77 3/4 x 185 1/4 x 2 1/8 in. (197.5 x 470.5 x 5.4 cm)

Accession Number

2007.385

Medium or Technique

Watercolor on plaster

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Americas

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