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Ancestral Tree.
1845
Printer:Printed by Kellogg & Hanmer , American, 1844 - 1845
Publisher:Published by Kellogg & Hanmer , American, 1844 - 1845
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 13 7/16 x 10 1/4in. (34.1 x 26cm) Sheet (height x width): 17 7/8 x 13 1/2in. (45.4 x 34.3cm)
Credit Line: Connecticut Historical Society collection
Description: Genealogical chart is in the form of an oak tree. Blank banners are provided for the names. Each banner is numbered to indicate the generation, up to the seventh generation. The trunk of the tree rises from a grassy base and splits to form two main branches. The banners themselves serve as the smaller branches. The tree is densely covered with oak leaves.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title at bottom of image, "ANCESTRAL TREE. / EXPLANATION. Fig. 1 Name commencing the Record. 2. Parents names. 3. Grand Parents, and so on." Upper left, in pencil, "25 cents". On verso, a ruled register is printed in black, brown, and blue. Space is provided for "Name." "Birth." "Death." "Marriage." "To whom." "Birth." "Death." In pencil: lower left, "Box #47"; lower right, "Drw 37" "Neg. 2316" and accession number.
Object Number: 2003.262.0
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