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Object Name Painting
Artist Jennie Bailey Whitney Furbish
Title Gention (sp?)/Marlow, N.H./Aug. 5, 1903
Description Watercolor on paper. Two stems with long, thin oblong leaves and large, partially bloomed purple flower buds. Artist has identified the wildflower as "Gention." Watercolor is not mounted.
Date 1903
Material paper, cardboard
Dimensions H-0.25 W-9 D-11.5 inches
Makers mark Marked in pencil on back: "Gention (sp?)/Marlow, N.H./Aug. 5, 1903"

Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Catalog Number 1977.0095
Provenance This is 95 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