Columbus Landing In America
by Sarah K. Thorne
Boston, Massachusetts c.1800
This rare needlework depiction of Columbus is one of only four known. The other three are either known to be from,
or attributed to Susanna Rowson's Academy in Boston, MA.
The scene is derived from The Landing of Christopher Columbus, engraved by David Edwin (1776-1841) after a painting
by Edward Savage published in the year 1800.
Inscribed on the glass:
EMBROIDERED BY SARAH K. THORNE COLUMBUS LANDING IN AMERICA
Silk and watercolor on silk; 31 ½" x 25 ½" framed.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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