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To The Memory Of
1848-1850
Printer:Printed by Kelloggs & Comstock , American, 1848 - 1850
Publisher:Published by Kelloggs & Comstock , American, 1848 - 1850
Publisher:Published by D. Needham , American, 1808 - 1888
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 13 1/8 x 16 3/8in. (33.3 x 41.6cm) Sheet (height x width): 13 1/8 x 17in. (33.3 x 43.2cm)
Credit Line: Connecticut Historical Society collection
Description: A woman stands at the right on the broad base of a marble monument. She wears a dress with puff sleeves, a belt, an apron, and a shawl. Her right hand is raised to cover her face, and her right elbow rests on the base of the monument. The monument has a high, rectangular base surmounted by an urn or lamp. A weeping willow arches overhead, and flowering plants, including roses, grow in the grassy lawn at the left and right. A broad river or lake is in the background. A boat with two sails is on the water. A small Gothic church and another willow tree are on the far bank at the far left.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title on monument, "TO THE / MEMORY / OF". In black ink, on monument, "David Lee Died Febr 6th. 1843 / Nicholas F. Lee Sept 28th. 1838 / Sturtevant Lee June 11th. 1836 / John Lee Octr 23rd. 1837". On verso, lower right, in pencil, old and new accession numbers and "Dwr 36".
Object Number: 1996.177.30
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