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The picture in question is ocean or bay front picture with

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The picture in question is ocean or bay front picture with people dressed in pilgrim attire with house or cabin near with a fire burning
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: I know it has been in my family long before I was born and it belonge to my grand parents I am 67 years old.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?
Customer: It has a very old dark wooden frame with brass leaves on each corner
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 month ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

Please send a photo of your painting as well as the signature on the bottom.

You may need to use the macro function (flower icon) of your camera to get a good clear photo of the signature.

To send photos you may use the "reply to expert" or "add files" in the blue box link on your reply page or the "paper clip" found in the toolbar you see on your reply page.
Please do not send in ZIP format. The jpg or jpeg format works best.

An explanation of this method can be found here:

I also need to know the following -

The size of your painting not including the frame.... Please do not remove from the frame.

The medium - oils, watercolors, etc?

Is your painting under glass?

Kind regards,

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