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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Pluchea camphorata/Spicy or Salt marsh fleabane/Bailey's Island, Little Compton/Aug. 15, 1911
Description Watercolor on paper. One large central stalk with feathery leaves. At top of stem, small stems branch off with small pink flowers at tip. Artist has identified the wildflower as "spicy or salt-marsh fleabane." Watercolor is not mounted.
Date 1911
Material paper, cardboard
Dimensions H-0.25 W-9 D-11.5 inches
Makers mark Marked in pencil on back: "Pluchea camphorata/Spicy or Salt marsh fleabane/Bailey's Island, Little Compton/Aug. 15, 1911"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0094
Provenance This is 94 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