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Woodard-Winslow-Martindale Family Register

1991.1225 (RS35136)

Description

Family record with the births and deaths recorded inside a looped rose drape tied with two bowknots. There are two columns entwined with roses on either side; symbolic figurines appear at the bottom in between two tombs, and at the top where two figures tend sheep, and another- larger, off to the right- holds an infant. It is in a gilded frame with glass. Watercolor. [See photo neg#47511-A]

Details

Maker
Edson, Almira (Maker)
Date
1837
Inscriptions
Inscriptions on the front: 1. In ink on the image, in the central section framed by the rose curtains: [see picture: extensive birth and death listing for Woodard-Winslow-Martindale families, between 1776 to 1859]. 2. In ink on the image (in caps) on the tombs/central fig sash/and anchor reads: [tombs] MEMENTO MORI , [sash] HOPE , [anchor] HER./VI.19. Inscriptions on the back: 3. On half a jelly label with a red border, written in blue ballpoint, in a script is: Owned by/Nina F. Little . 4. On the frame, along the white stitches, in black ballpoint reads: W.M./147 . 5. On a blue bordered label, written in a script in blue ink is: Home of great/ great grandfather/John Bertram/Essex St. Salem/(New Public Library) . 6. On a red bordered label, in black ballpoint reads: Woodward/Family/Register/ (in frame with photo) . 7. Across the backing is written: J.K.M. Bertram. Cataloger's note: it appears from the above inscriptions that no.5 and 7, that another picture was previously displayed in this frame. [see file for layout of inscriptions]
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
Classical Figure
Column
FAMILY REGISTER
figure- and animal-derived motifs
genealogy (discipline)
Geneology
Ink
ink
paper (fiber product)
Sheep
sheep (genus)
Tomb
tombs
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
People and organizations
Martindale Family
Winslow Family
Woodward Family
Dimensions
16 x 18 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1225
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2775

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