Hand-Painted Photograph of Mount Vernon
From the collection of Charles Sayles.
Sayles was a notable ship model maker and ivory carver. His most recognized work is the ivory whale adornment on Nantucket Lightship baskets, a prevailing feature since the 1940s.
|Event or Person:||Mount Vernon|
|Autograph(s):||Unidentified signature in the bottom left corner|
- loss of finish on frame; scratches; accretion.