Item No: frk01067
Title: Drawing for Catharine McKnight
Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Miss Catharina McKnight \ A.D. 1825.
Rare Book Department
Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The text in Roman script is in the upper center. In the center of the document is a woman in a long dress. She is holding a purse in one hand and a bouquet of flowers in the other. An ornamental comb holds up her hair. She is flanked on each side by a rose and a bird perched on a tulip. In the corners are stars. See FLP 1066 for Catharine McKnight's Taufschein and FLP 1068 for a drawing inscribed for her.
"Henry Christian Andrew Harmon Young" in Russell D. and Corinne P. Earnest, Papers for Birth Dayes: Guide to the Fraktur Artists and Scriveners (East Berlin, Pa.: Russell D. Earnest Associates, 1997), 2nd ed., vol. 2, pp. 826-832.
Early American Life (August 1984): published on p. 55.
E. Bryding Adams, “The Fraktur Artist Henry Young,” in Der Reggeboge 2, nos. 3-4 (Fall 1977): 1-25.
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[Henry Young (1792-1861)] - Decorator
[Henry Young (1792-1861)] - Scrivener