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Young Companions.
1850
Printer:Printed by Kelloggs & Comstock , American, 1848 - 1850
Publisher:Published by Kelloggs & Comstock , American, 1848 - 1850
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 9/16in. (30.2 x 21.7cm) Sheet (height x width): 13 7/8 x 11in. (35.2 x 27.9cm)
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Description: A boy and a girl are seated on the ground out-of-doors under a bush or tree. The girl, seated on the right, wears a dress with a wide neckline and sleeves trimmed with lace. A bow is on her left sleeve, and a second bow is in her hair. She holds a rose in her left hand, which rests in her lap. Her right hand is on the right shoulder of the boy beside her. He wears a pleated shirt and long trousers. A small scarf or necktie is knotted around his collar. The children are seated on grass, with small plants in the left foreground. Hills, and possibly a lake, are in the left background.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "YOUNG COMPANIONS. / 163." On verso, in pencil: lower left, accession number; lower right, "C x B [or 8]".
Object Number: 1991.169.1
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