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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Wind flower - wood anemone/Anemone quinquefolia
Description Watercolor on light brown paper. Three short brown stems with green drooping leaves and small white and pink flower on each stem. Center stem still has root attached. Artist has identified the wildflower as: "Wind flower - wood anemone". 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: "Wind flower - wood anemone/Anemone quinquefolia"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0032
Provenance Artist has marked "32" on back indicating a series. This is 32 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