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1992.464 (RS21200)

Description

Rectangular, vertical format. A large heart outlined in blue contains half-circles of yellow (topped with blue and bottomed with yellow) on which are written in pen the names, birth and death dates of the Stanwood family. An old frame, ebonized and under glass. Watercolor on laid paper. Subject: Joseph Stanwood is listed with his three wives on the top row. Below is one child of his 1st wife, and 8 children of his 2nd wife, and none of his 3rd wife. Born 1783-1801.

Details

Maker
Stanwood, Atkinson, Mr. (Maker)
Date
June 7, 1816
Inscriptions
Lettered in ink at the top to the bottom of the image is written: A GENEOLOGY OF JOSEPH STANWOOD'S FAMILY . Next lines read: Joseph Stanwood/Born 12th of/January 1761/Died Sep. 5 1839/ Eunise Marchant/Born 21st of August 1763/Died May 21, 1784/ Sarah Dodge/Born 27th/of/Oct. 1762/Died Feby. 27, 1810/Ruth Burnham/Born 27th/of/Oct. 1769- [the geneological record continues giving the names of their children- all 9] Written in ink at the bottom is: Atkinson Stanwood, Newburport, June 7, 1816 . In pencil, on the board backing on the upper reverse, is written: Done by Atkinson Stanwood/Newburyport June 1816 .
Location of origin
Newburyport, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ink
laid paper
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
FAMILY REGISTER
genealogy (discipline)
Geneology
Heart
hearts (motifs)
Ink
ink
laid paper
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
People and organizations
Eunise Marchant
Mr. Joseph Stanwood
Ruth Burnham
Sarah Dodge
Dimensions
10 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.464
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11132

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