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To The Memory Of
1830-1840
Printer:Printed by D. W. Kellogg & Co. , American, 1830 - 1840
Publisher:Published by D. W. Kellogg & Co. , American, 1830 - 1840
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 11 1/8 x 14in. (28.3 x 35.6cm) Sheet (height x width): 12 7/16 x 15 1/4in. (31.6 x 38.7cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel St. John Morgan
Description: A marble monument consisting of a high rectangular base surmounted by an ornate urn or lamp is at the left. Inscribed on the base are the words "TO THE / MEMORY / OF". A man and two women stand at the right. The man wears a double-breasted coat, shirt, necktie, and trousers. The elderly woman in the center wears eyeglasses, a bonnet, and a cloak over a black dress. The woman at the right wears a patterned shawl decorated with fringe over a black dress. She holds a bonnet in her hand. A weeping willow grows at the far left, arching over the monument. Two leafy trees are at the right. Ferns and leafy plants grow in the left and right foreground. The three people stand on a grassy lawn, with a lake in the background. A two-story house with a porch is on the far side of the lake, reflected in the water.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title, left center within image, "TO THE / MEMORY / OF". Lower left, in pencil, "75." On verso, upper left, in red ink, "997". In pencil: center, "A Father's Gift"; lower right, "acc #997" "Drw 36" accession number and "Print / Box 8 / #33".
Object Number: 1950.202.172
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