Drawing (Young Girls and Birds)

Drawing (Young Girls and Birds)

Item Info

Item No: frk00063
Title: Drawing (Young Girls and Birds)
Scripts/Text: Roman font
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; graphite

M. K. \ 1842


M. K. 1842

Category: Drawing
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. The drawings of five female figures and animals are arranged in three rows. In the top row are two well-dressed women, one holding a basket and picking flowers, and the other with a basket and a dog. In the second row are three well-dressed female figures. One is holding a flower or insect [?] and one is holding a cat [?]. In the bottom row are several birds on branches, as well as a rooster. The initials and date are written between the top two figures.
The drawing was done on the back of a membership certificate of the Lancaster Mutual Aid Society (in English). The drawings were outlined in pencil.

Creation Place Town/Township: Creation Place Note:Based on membership certificate on which the drawing was done

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1842
Image Dimensions Width: 43 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 63
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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