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Buds of Promise.
1847
Printer:Printed by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by D. Needham , American, 1808 - 1888
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 11 7/8 x 8 5/8in. (30.2 x 21.9cm) Sheet (height x width): 14 x 10in. (35.6 x 25.4cm)
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Description: A young woman stands beside a bed in which her two young children lie asleep. The children are propped up on a large pillow and are covered with a quilt or blanket with a diamond pattern. The bed is framed by heavy curtains trimmed with fringe and tied back with cord. A night stand or chest is in the left foreground.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "BUDS OF PROMISE. / 159." In pencil, lower left, "D. 44 #12". On verso, in pencil, upper left, "Drawer 14 [crossed out] 18" "73505 [crossed out]". In blue ink, accession number. Lower center, in black ink, "452 / 7034".
Object Number: 1970.45.6
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