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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): 12 7/8 x 9in. (32.7 x 22.9cm) Sheet (height x width): 17 1/16 x 12 7/8in. (43.3 x 32.7cm)
Credit Line: Connecticut Historical Society collection
Description: A man stands at the right, facing a monument in the form of a broken column on a high rectangular base. The base is inscribed: "TO THE / MEMORY OF". The man wears a cut-away coat, vest, pants, and a top hat. He has sideburns. He holds the right hand of a small girl in his left hand. A small boy stands beside him. The girl wears a short dress, pantalets, and a bonnet. She has a necklace around her neck and holds a small basket in her left hand. The boy wears a cap, a jacket with a pleated skirt, and pants. A weeping willow grows at the far left, with its branches hanging over the monument. Ivy grows on its trunk and a rose bush in bloom grows beside it. Grass and small plants surround the base of the monument.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title on monument in image, "TO THE / MEMORY OF". On verso, in pencil: upper left, "Box 24 / #14"; lower right, old and new accession number "Drw 36".
Object Number: 1996.177.32
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