Watercolor

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-26824

Description

Framed ink and watercolor drawing of a building in Lebanon, NH bearing a sign across the front, "Lafayette Hotel." At bottom is lettered: "Kept by H.B. Benton." Mrs. Little says Moses Greenough was the innkeeper by 1810 and gave it the name of Lafayette Hotel. The printed name on strip apparently pasted over old sign of Benton Picture descended in Greenough family. Original frame and glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wall hangings
ink
watercolor (paint)
Watercolor
Ink
PICTURE

People and Organizations

Lafayette Hotel

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29.5 x 24 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1971.389