Drawing (Young Girls and Birds)

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Drawing (Young Girls and Birds)

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

M. K. \ 1842


Translation:

M. K. 1842


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

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: Region/County:[Lancaster]
City/Town/Township:[Lancaster]
State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
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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