Watercolor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

June 7, 1816

GUSN

GUSN-11132

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

Descriptive Terms

watercolors (paintings)
ink
laid paper
watercolor (paint)
genealogy (discipline)
hearts (motifs)
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Ink
Geneology
Heart
FAMILY REGISTER

Inscription

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 .

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

People and Organizations

Mr. Joseph Stanwood
Eunise Marchant
Sarah Dodge
Ruth Burnham

Maker

Stanwood, Atkinson, Mr. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Newburyport, MA, USA

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

10 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.464

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