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To Mary Lewis

Inscription

Written below flowers in pen and ink: For a Friend/ May smiling pleasures ever new/ Attend each course which you pursue / May virtuous wreaths of knowledge spread /Their graceful umbrage over your head/ May wisdom all your actions guide/ And virtue over your steps preside./ Will Miss Mary Lewis accpet/ this as token of love from her friend/ Francisidonn. Oct. 3rd 1822 Alice Whiting

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1960

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

1822

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.7 x 14.1 cm (6 9/16 x 5 9/16 in.) uneven shape

Accession Number

60.855

Medium or Technique

Watercolor and ink on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors