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

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

16 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1225