Drawing relating to the "Early American" series of designs
Designed by Walter Mitschke (American (born in Germany), 1886–1972)
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Height x width: 31 7/8 x 41 9/16 in. (81 x 105.5 cm)
Medium or Technique
Hand drawn: pencil on tracing paper.
Not On View
Design layout. “Old Sampler - Paul Revere” theme.
Design created in the style of cross-stitch needle work depicting traditional sampler patterns and vignettes of historical events
The ride of Paul Revere to alarm the patriots of the British advance.
Signal from the belfry of the Old north church to indidcate that the british were advancing by sea. In climbing the ladder to the belfry, the sexton disturbs the pigeons which fly around in fear.
Patriot tilling the soil
Old meeting House. A small colonial town
–Catalogue, “Early American Historical Events in Mallinson’s Silks”
Ex-collection Walter Mitschke, New York; by descent to Ethel B. Adams Waldorf; between 1985-90, gift of Waldorf to her neice Joan Brancale, Hingham, MA; gift of Brancale to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)
Gift of Robert and Joan Brancale