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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Pipsissewa - Prince's Pine/Chimaphila umbellata
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Two separate, reddish stems. Each stem has pointed oblong leaves at center of stem, and sparse clusters of small white flowers with green and yellow centers at stem tips. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Pipsissewa - Prince's Pine". Watercolor is mounted on white board and is unframed.
Year Range from 1895
Year Range to 1905
Material paper, cardboard
Dimensions H-0.25 W-11 D-14 inches
Makers mark On back in pencil: "Pipsissewa - Prince's Pine/Chimaphila umbellata"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0069
Provenance Artist has marked "69" on back indicating a series. This is 69 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