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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Nodding pogonia/triphora trainthophora
Description Watercolor on paper. Features a strand of pink and purple flowers connected by a pink stem with brown root attached. Small green leaves. One single flower at proper left has green leaves and purple petals. Artist has identified the wildflower as "nodding pogonia". 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: "nodding pogonia/triphora trainthophora"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0021
Provenance Artist has marked "21" on back indicating a series. This is 21 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