On View Barbara Weld Putnam Gallery, level 1
- George Ropes Jr. (American, 1788-1819)
- Salem Common on Training Day, 1808
- Oil on canvas
- Salem, Massachusetts, United States
- image H: 35 in, image W: 52 3/4 in (image H: 88.9 cm, image W: 134.0 cm)
- Museum purchase, 1919
signed in the lower right corner of the painting, "G. Ropes/ 1808."
This is an oil painting showing Salem Common on Training Day. In the painting, a dirt path goes around a park. Many people walk along the path and merchants sell their wares from open carts. The common is bordered by large trees. Soldiers train on the common itself.
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