Painting

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1882

GUSN

GUSN-64461

Description

Elaborately carved walnut rectangular frame with preened and carved crest, side brackets, and pendant; glass; polychrome coat of arms for the Bowen family with motto “Festina Lente” which translates to the adage: “make haste slowly”. Label on back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
accessories
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
walnut (wood)
heraldry
Insignia
Coat of Arms
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
Heraldry
Coat of Arms

Inscription

By Appointment/to the queen/Henry Hays/S Seal Engraver/pe165 Regent Street/London/Now at 346 Broadway, New York (Engraver Address)

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

People and Organizations

Bowen Family

Maker

Hays, Henry (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Dimensions

25 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.570

Places

New York state (United States)