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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Trailing Arbutus/Epigaea Repens
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Brown stem with clusters of round leaves. At stem tips are small clusters of star shaped pink and white flowers. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Trailing Arbutus". 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: "Trailing Arbutus/Epigaea Repens"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0070
Provenance Artist has marked "70" on back indicating a series. This is 70 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