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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Snake mouth/pogonia ophioglossoides
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Three single flowers with small pink blossoms. Flowers have green stems and large leaves. Artist has identified the wildflower as "snake mouth". 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 pencil: "snake mouth/pogonia ophioglossoides"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0020
Provenance Artist has marked "20" on back indicating a series. This is 20 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