Birthplace of the Aurora
- Bradford, William, 1823-1892 (Person)
Biographical / Historical
Born in: Fairhaven, MA;Died in: NY.Active in: NY; Arctic. Marine and Arctic painter, photographer.
1 Painting (1 painting : Oil, 30 x 46 in.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
W.F. Havemeyer; 1897.
Support: Canvas. Frame: Elaborate gilt and gesso frame with nautical motifs on outer molding, 45 x 58 1/2.
Ocean in foreground, hills, ice, wreck of ship in middle ground, white, red aurora shooting upward from middle.
Inscription: Label on front frame " 'Birthplace of the Aurora'/William A. Bradford N.A. Presented by W.F. Havemmayer."
Frame Condition: Minor conservation, dirty.
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Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository
American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West
New York NY 10024 USA