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Young and True Will Never Rue.
1855-1856
Printer:Printed by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 8 9/16 x 12 11/16in. (21.7 x 32.2cm) Sheet (height x width): 12 5/8 x 16 1/2in. (32.1 x 41.9cm)
Credit Line: The Newman S. Hungerford Museum Fund
Description: A young man sits backwards on a chair, with his left arm resting on the chair back. He wears breeches with buttons and garters, a shirt, a vest, and a fur-lined cap with a plume. With his right, hand he strokes the cheek of a young woman who sits on a bench at the left. She wears a skirt, an apron, and a bodice over a blouse. The sleeves of her blouse are rolled up. A fringed shawl is fastened with a brooch. A lace cap with a ribbon in it is on her head. She is knitting. Bunches of grapes hang from a grape vine growing on the wall at the right. The wall of the building appears to be of brick covered with stucco. A window at the upper left has leaded glass panes in its right side; a wooden shutter is open.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "YOUNG AND TRUE WILL NEVER RUE. / 525". On verso, lower right, in pencil, accession number.
Object Number: 2004.63.4
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