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1923.504 (RS5035)

Description

Half length, man in blue coat, floral patterned collar, primitive.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1835
Inscriptions
Pen script at center bottom: ""SBL"" In pen script on reverse is ""Seth Brown Lewis born 1818 died 1861/ dates on his tombstone in Knotty Oak Cemetary/ born in Exter R.I. his home in Washington R.I./ had been a Tavern in the old stage coach days./ He kept a store there and for a long time/ was mail agent from Prov. to Hartford./ His son Albert Baily Lewis born 1843/ died 1921. Then the estate was sold and I/ bought this picture because of its quaintness.""
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
paintings (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
portraits
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Seth Brown Lewis
Dimensions
6.75 x 5.125 x 0.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.504
GUSN
29961

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