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Painting; Levy, Jonas Phillips, 1807-1883; New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; Veracruz, Mexico; 1847

Title:
Painting; Levy, Jonas Phillips, 1807-1883; New Orleans, Louisiana, United States; Veracruz, Mexico; 1847
Date:
1847
Description:
Oil painting on canvas depicting famed Jewish naval captain Jonas P. Levy's ship, the USS America, during the Mexican-American war. The lower part of painting contains two lines of text: "Transport the America under Capt. J. P. Levy bound from Vera Cruz to N.O." Provenance: This painting hung at Monticello during its ownership by Jefferson Levy and was later given to Thomas L. Rhodes with other Levy items. By descent in the Rhodes family before being purchased by Arnold and Deanne Kaplan.
Format:
Painting
Identifier:
2006.12.26.00608; {9BBAC265-C14E-45C8-BC3A-1AB14AD4F5E3}
Language:
English
Type:
Paintings
Personal Name:
Levy, Jonas Phillips, 1807-1883; Evans, James Guy, active 1838-1860
Geographic Subject:
United States -- Louisiana -- New Orleans; United States -- Louisiana; Mexico -- Veracruz; Mexico
Rights:
http://rightsstatements.org/page/NoC-US/1.0/?
Call Number:
Arc.MS.56
Collection:
Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica (University of Pennsylvania)