Woodard-Winslow-Martindale Family Register

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1837

GUSN

GUSN-2775

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

Descriptive Terms

watercolors (paintings)
ink
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
genealogy (discipline)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
sheep (genus)
tombs
Watercolor
Unidentified Paper
Ink
Column
Tomb
Classical Figure
Sheep
Geneology
FAMILY REGISTER

Inscription

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]

Associated Building

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

People and Organizations

Woodward Family
Winslow Family
Martindale Family

Maker

Edson, Almira (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Dimensions

16 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1225