Naval Temple attributed to a LFA student



Object ID:
1978-02-4
Category:
Made by Students
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Creator:
Attributed to an unidentified Litchfield Female Academy student
Date:
1813
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, CT
Size:
16 1/4" length x 20 1/2" width
Description:
Classical temple at right; two women in classical Greek garb, one on left with sword and wreath gesturing to an American 3-masted ship and an L-masted boat with three men in it. Man in temple with sword; faces right to plaque that contains the inscriptions, "Tunxton/Bainbridge/Decatur/Hull, Jones, Perry/McDonough/Lawrence/Porter/1812 & 1813." Entire scene is within an oval which is framed with green leaves.

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