Family Register

Family Register used for the family of Elijah and Elizabeth Winn Marshall, married in 1808

American
about 1808–32
Richard Brunton (American (born in England), about 1790–1832)


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1218 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.0 x 18.3 cm (9 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.863

Medium or Technique

Engraving with hand-coloring in watercolor and inscriptions in brown and black ink

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Folk art- memorials- Three columns with lunette above. Border with names and figures of the seasons in corners, pot with flowers and bird left and right, festoons and pelican at top and motto: REMEMBER YOUR ANCESTORS; monagram R.B. in medallion at bottom. Record in ink of family of Elijah and Elizabeth Winn Marshall, married in 1808. Another impression, used for family of Moses and Susanna Coffin, married in 1803.

Inscription

Seasons printed around outside; Register center / Children; names and dates filled in in ink.

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 8, 1960)

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875