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A discourse suggested by Weir"s picture of the embarkation of the Pilgrims delivered in the Unitarian Church, Washington, December 31st, 1843 by S. G. Bulfinch

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Published by Printed by Gales and Seaton in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Addresses, commemorations,
  • Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy S.G. Bulfinch ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF68 .B916
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24723104M
LC Control Number18007521
OCLC/WorldCa26865754

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A discourse suggested by Weir's picture of the embarkation of the Pilgrims; delivered in the Unitarian Church, Washington, December 31st, Pages: A discourse suggested by Weir's picture of the embarkation of the Pilgrims; delivered in the Unitarian Church, Washington, December 31st, A discourse suggested by Weir's picture of the embarkation of the Pilgrims; delivered in the Unitarian Church, Washington, December 31st, By S. "Embarkation of the Pilgrims" by Robert Walter Weir depicts the Pilgrims on the deck of the ship Speedwell in The figures at the center of the composition are William Brewster, holding the Bible; Governor Carver, kneeling; and pastor John Robinson, with extended arms.

Embarkation of the Pilgrims is Robert Weir's most famous work. Initially, Weir had intended to paint a scene depicting the Mayflower Compact. However, the same subject was proposed by artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse, who also sought a commission for one the Rotunda paintings. Embarkation of the Pilgrims By Edgar Parker after Robert Weir - Material: Oil on canvas. The Pilgrim Society commissioned Massachusetts artist Edgar Parker to recreate Weir’s well-known painting for the museum in This well-known painting can be . Protestant pilgrims are shown on the deck of the ship Speedwell before their departure for the New World from Delft Haven, Holland, on J William Brewster, holding the Bible, and pastor John Robinson lead Governor Carver, William Bradford, Miles Standish, and their families in prayer. Embarkation of the Pilgrims at Delft Haven, Holland, J by Robert W. Weir Oil on canvas, 12' x 18' Located in the Capitol Rotunda Placed Decem This time the Mayflower carried passengers, only 37 of whom were from the Leiden congregation, in addition to the crew. The voyage took 65 days, during which two persons died.

(Boston, Pilgrim Tercentenary Commission, [?]), by Henry Cabot Lodge and Le Baron Russell Briggs (page images at HathiTrust) A discourse suggested by Weir's picture of the embarkation of the Pilgrims; delivered in the Unitarian Church, Washington, December 31st, A Discourse Suggested by Weir's Picture of the Embarkation of the Pilgrims: Delivered in the Unitarian Church, Washington, December 31st, (Washington: Gales and Seaton, ), by S. G. Bulfinch (multiple formats at ). Robert Walter Weir (J – May 1, ) was an American artist and educator and is considered a painter of the Hudson River School. Weir was elected to the National Academy of Design in and was an instructor at the United States Military Academy. His best-known work is Embarkation of the Pilgrims in Born: J , New York City, New York. Robert W. Weir, Embarkation of the Pilgrims, , oil on canvas, 12 x 18 feet (Rotunda, U.S. Capitol) Elementary school history books in the United States might give young students a slightly misleading impression of what the earliest Puritans in North America—those who history calls the Pilgrims.