James McAllister

Date:
June 20, 1982
Creator:
Braun Brothers
Publisher/Studio:
Braun Brothers

Broadside underway at Penn's Landing Park, Philadelphia, PA. Sailboat in foreground.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
SSHSA_BB_SL_00138

MV Interstate Explorer

Date:
1959
Creator:
Edward O. Clark

Tug in Philadelphia, PA. Built in 1959.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
SSHSA_EOC_SL_11411

SS City Ice Boat No. 2

Date:
1868
Creator:
Edward O. Clark

Philadelphia sidewheel icebreaker, built by Neafie & Levy at Philadelphia in 1868.

Location:
1029 Waterman Avenue East Providence, Rhode Island 02914
Identifier:
SSHSA_EOC_SL_07153A

Half Model Of <i>Guerriere</i>

Named for the defeated British vessel, Guerriere was launched at Philadelphia on June 20, 1814.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0058
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Rear Admiral Arthur Farenholt

Alfred Leaving Boston Harbor

Creator:
Nolan Van Powell

The 24-gun ship Alfred, built in Philadelphia in 1774, was purchased by the Continental Navy in November 1775 and named for the Saxon king who is considered the founder of the English Navy. Alfred served as Commodore Hopkins' flagship for the expedition to the Bahamas. At the end of 1776, Alfred, now under command of John Paul Jones, made a cruise to the fishing grounds off Nova Scotia and in company with Providence captured nine prizes.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0012
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy
credits:
Courtesy, Noland Van Powell
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Sporting Coach

Creator:
Brewster and Co.

Sporting coaches like this vehicle built by Brester and Co. of New York for Thomas F. Houston of Philadelphia were owner-driven "four-in-hands." Frequently, but incorrectly, called a "Tally-Ho", this vehicle may be a converted Road Coach.

Location:
300 North St., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120
Institution:
State Museum of Pennsylvania

Conestoga Wagon Painting

Date:
1883
Creator:
Newbold Hough Trotter (1827-1880)

This work was painted in Philadelphia, PA.

Location:
300 North St., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120
Institution:
State Museum of Pennsylvania

Original Profile Portrait Of Dr. Isaac Henry

Date:
c. 1802
Creator:
Charles B.J. St. Memin

ORIGINAL PROFILE PORTRAIT OF DR. ISAAC HENRY BY ARTIST CHARLES B.J. ST. MEMIN. CRAYON (PASTEL/ CHARCOAL) ON PAPER. MATTED & FRAMED UNDER GLASS. ORIGINAL WOODEN FRAME BACKING (b) IS SEPARATE (REMOVED BY CONSERVATORS). Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper, Wood. L: 63, W: 48, T 2.8 Cm. Poor Condition Originally: Light Damage, Water Stains, Inactive Insect Infestation, Paper Torn When Reframed

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 22009
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

Photographic Print Of Lt. David Potts

Date:
c. 1861
Creator:
R.N. Keely

HAND TINTED PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT OF LT. DAVID POTTS, CO. I, 26TH PA. VOL. INFANTRY. POSED IN UNIFORM WITH SWORD IN HAND. OVAL IMAGE MARKED UNDERNEATH: PHOT. BY R.N. KEELY, 5TH & COATES ST., PHILADA. FRAMED (UNDER GLASS). Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper, Wood, Glass. H: 34.5, W: 29.0, D: 3.7 Cm. The Image Is In Good Condition. The Frame Is Cracked In 6 Places And Appears To Have Been Mended. The Outer Rim Is Severely Abraded/Chipped On The Lower Right Side (Between 4 & 5 O'Clock). A Gold Painted Border Around The Inner Edge Is Worn (Scratched & Cracked) In Numerous Places; A Black Painted Border Surrounding The Gold Border Is Also Worn (Scratched, Cracked & Abraded) In Several Places

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1710
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park

M1850 (#1708)

Date:
c. 1861

SCABBARD TO M1850 FOOT OFFICER'S SWORD, CAT # MANA 1708. BLACK LEATHER WITH BRASS THROAT INSCRIBED: DAVID POTTS"; TIP & DRAG MISSING; MIDDLE BAND LOOSE DUE TO A MISSING BRASS RETAINING SCREW." Origin: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Description (physical):

Material: Leather, Brass. L: 75.7, W: 3.7, D: 2.0 Cm. The Leather Body Is Complete And In Sound Condition Except Where It Has Been Bent And Permanently Creased 14.5 Cm From The End. There Are Also Minor Abrasions Typical Of Normal Wear. The Brass Tip And Drag Are Missing; The Middle Brass Band Is Loose Due To A Missing Brass Retaining Screw; The Brass Throat Is Dented On Both Sides (Obverse Side Appears To Have Been Struck With A Sharp, Pointed Object Numerous Times). Both Belt Rings Are Present

Location:
12521 Lee Highway Manassas, Virginia 20109
Identifier:
MANA 1709
Institution:
Manassas National Battlefield Park