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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title White Swamp Azalea (honeysuckle)/ rhododendren viscosum
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Brown stem with clusters of oblong leaves. At stem tips are clusters of star shaped white flowers. At center of each flower are long white stamens. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "White Swamp Azalea (honeysuckle)". Watercolor is mounted on white board and is unframed.
Year Range from 1895.0
Year Range to 1905.0
Material paper, cardboard
Dimensions H-0.25 W-11 D-14 inches
Makers mark On back in pen: "White Swamp Azalea (honeysuckle)/ rhododendren viscosum"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0071
Provenance Artist has marked "71" on back indicating a series. This is 71 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