For George H. Peckham

American
Unidentified artist, 19th century


Dimensions

Image: 34.9 x 29.1 cm (13 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.) Sheet: 39.1 x 33.0 cm (15 3/8 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

60.1091

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and stencil, pen and brown ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- memorials. Large grave stone with tree to left. Other stones and trees surrounding and buildings on far hills.

Inscription

On tomb stone in brown ink: George H. Peckham/ Who died Sept. 18th 1845/ Aged 64 years/ "As we loved him in life/ we deplore him in death."; on smaller stone: Abbie l. Dodge/ Died/ Apl.2nd 1853/ AE 2 mos; Another stone to right: Abbie T. Dodge/ Died Feb. 9th/ 1853/ Aged 31 yrs

Provenance

1960, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

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