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To The Memory Of
1850
Printer:Printed by Kellogg & Comstock , American, 1850 - 1851
Publisher:Published by Kellogg & Comstock , American, 1850 - 1851
Publisher:Published by Ensign & Thayer , American, 1849 - 1850
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 12 7/16 x 8 7/16in. (31.6 x 21.4cm) Sheet (height x width): 14 x 10 1/16in. (35.6 x 25.6cm)
Credit Line: Connecticut Historical Society collection
Description: A woman and a small boy stand at the left of a marble monument, consisting of a high rectangular base surmounted by an urn and a rustic cross. A man and a small girl stand at the right. The woman wears a long-sleeved black dress, gloves, and a shawl trimmed with fringe. Her left hand rests on the base of the monument. She holds a handkerchief in her left hand. Her right hand rests on the shoulder of the boy, who wears a short, tight jacket and pants. A bonnet lies on the ground in front of the monument. The man wears a coat, necktie, top hat, gloves, and trousers. He holds a cane or walking stick in his right hand. He has a beard. The girl holds his left hand with her left hand. She wears a dress with a wide neckline and low shoes. She holds a wide-brimmed straw hat. A weeping willow at the right arches over the monument. A Gothic church steeple is visible above another tree in the left background.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title on monument, "TO THE / MEMORY OF". On verso, in pencil: upper left, "Box 2 / #2"; lower right, old and new accession numbers "Drw 36".
Object Number: 1996.177.42
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