Family Record of John Flynn and Sarah Meigham. Sept. 3rd 1856

Unidentified artist, American, about 1840

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1214, fig. 303 (Folk artists)


Image: 22.1 x 32.1 cm (8 11/16 x 12 5/8 in.) Sheet: 25.4 x 35.2 cm (10 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Watercolor and pen in blue and brown ink over graphite on paper

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings



Folk art- memorial. Tasseled curtain border at top. Four ruled columns. Marriage in Moretown, Vt.


From top to bottom: Family Record/ Names. Births. Married. Deaths./ John Flynn. Parish Tockmoconnel. May 20th 1813 CoRoscommon Ireland. Jan. 19th 1842 By. Rev. JP Callaghan Moretown Vt./ Sarah Meighan. Parish Of Screen May 24th 1819. County SligoIreland./ Present Date. Sept 3rd 1856.


1954, gift of Maxim Karolik (b. 1893 - d. 1963), Newport, RI, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

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