Item No: frk01068
Title: Drawing for Catharine McKnight
Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Miss Catharine McKnight her \ Picter in the year 1829
Miss Catharine McKnight her picture in the year 1829.
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Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. In the center of the document are a woman and a man. A table with a bottle is between them. The woman is dressed in a long dress with flowers. She has an ornamental comb in her hair. The main is dressed in long trouser and a tailcoat. He is holding a glass with liquid in one hand and holding the woman’s hand with his other. In the upper corners are two stars. The caption in Roman script is written along the upper edge. See FLP 1066 for Catharine McKnight's taufschein and FLP 1067 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.
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