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In Memory Of
1847-1851
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): 12 3/4 x 9 3/8in. (32.4 x 23.8cm) Sheet (height x width): 14 x 10in. (35.6 x 25.4cm)
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Description: A marble monument consisting of a high rectangular base surmounted by an ornate ,egg-shaped urn or lamp is situated in a cemetery, at the base of a weeping willow tree. The tree, at the far left, arches over the central monument. Other gravestones lean to the left or right. Roses grow in the right foreground, to the left of the central monument, and between the gravestones at the right. A church with a tall steeple and a second willow tree are in the right background. A three-masted sailing ship, apparently at anchor, is in the distance.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title in center of image, "IN MEMORY OF". Below title within image, in ink, "Josephine F. Keney, / Who died Dec 23rd 1845 / Aged 3 years and 5 months". In pencil: top center, "1 1/2"; left center, "1 1/2". On verso, in pencil: lower left, "WILSON ANT. 12 5/8 x 16 825 1 1/2 89 leg. gl"; lower right, "Drw 36" and accession number.
Object Number: 1972.66.4
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