Drawing for Catharine McKnight

Drawing for Catharine McKnight

Item Info

Item No: frk01067
Title: Drawing for Catharine McKnight
Scripts/Text: Roman script
Language: English
Weiser Number: 48
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Watermark: C&S

Miss Catharina McKnight \ A.D. 1825.

Category: Drawing
Media Type: Drawings
Source: 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.

Associated Names: Young, Henry

"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.

Creation Place County: Creation Place Note:Based on family history

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1825
Image Dimensions Width: 25.8 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 1067
Creator Name: [Henry Young (1792-1861)] - Decorator
[Henry Young (1792-1861)] - Scrivener

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