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"I Know That My Redeemer Liveth"
Printer:Printed by Elijah Chapman Kellogg , American, 1811 - 1881
Publisher:Published by Elijah Chapman Kellogg , American, 1811 - 1881
Publisher:Published by Ensign, Thayer & Co. , American, 1850 - 1852
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 12 3/4 x 8 3/4in. (32.4 x 22.2cm) Sheet (height x width): 16 7/8 x 12 15/16in. (42.9 x 32.9cm)
Credit Line: Connecticut Historical Society collection
Description: A woman is seated within the porch or cloister of a Gothic church. She wears a black dress with white undersleeves, collar, and cap. A small brooch is pinned at her neck. A small child, probably a girl, leans against her leg. The child wears a short black dress over pantalets. The woman holds the child's left hand in her right hand. A dog, probably a small greyhound or whippet, lies at their feet. The dog wears a collar. A grave monument, presumably of marble, is framed in an arched opening at the right. A carved urn is on top of a rectangular base, which is inscribed "IN / MEMORY OF". The side wall of the church with a projecting porch is in the left background. The church is constructed of dressed stone, with pointed arches, crockets, and finials. A rose bush in bloom grows on one of the columns of the porch. Weeping willows are in the churchyard in the background.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "I know that my Redeemer liveth" Lithographed on monument in image, "IN / MEMORY OF". In pencil on monument in image, "A.W. Cowles / Died Jan. 1 / in the year 1 / A. Bcd. / B." On verso, lower right, in pencil, old and new accession numbers "Dwr 36".
Object Number: 1996.177.37
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