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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Close-up view of white flowering plant. Extremely large green leaves at bottom of page. One central stem is covered in a vertical cluster of white flowers. A second flowerless stem is at proper left. Artist has not identified the wildflower. Watercolor is not mounted.
Year Range from 1895.0
Year Range to 1905.0
Material paper, cardboard
Dimensions H-0.25 W-9 D-11.5 inches
Makers mark Back is unmarked.

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0135
Provenance This is 135 of 142 watercolors depicting wildflowers in the Little Compton area. Artist has compiled a notebook with details on each of the paintings. These were all donated to the historical society by her daughters.
Source Furbish Family
Received as Gift