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Who'll Buy a Rose.
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 3/16 x 9 5/16in. (28.4 x 23.7cm) Sheet (height x width): 14 3/16 x 10 1/16in. (36 x 25.6cm)
Credit Line: Connecticut Historical Society collection
Description: Three-quarter-length view of a woman wearing a dress with a wide neckline trimmed with lace over an undergarment with large balloon sleeves. She wears a bracelet over the sleeve on her right wrist and has a small pin at her throat. She also wears a broad-brimmed hat trimmed with ribbons, with two roses and buds under the brim, and an apron with a zigzag edge. A small basket of cut roses is looped over her right arm. She holds a stem with two full-blown roses on it in her two hands. A rose bush with flowers and buds on it is at the right. A small tree with two dead branches is at the left.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "WHO'LL BUY A ROSE." L:ower left, in pencil, "Drawer 44, #11". On verso, lower right, in pencil, "Consv CPC 1987" / "Dwr 44" / accession number.
Object Number: 2003.321.0
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