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To the Memory of Joseph Adams and Hannah Adams


On tomb in foreground: To the memory of Joseph / Adams who died May 5th 1794 / Aged 79 years. And to the Memory of Hannah Adams / who died August 13th / 1803 Aged 73 Years


Edward C. Wheeler, Jr. Esq, Boston, MA; Chuck Emmons Auction Center, Sanbornville, New Hampshire; 1954 purchased by Quentin and Persis Coons; February 16, 1988 by inheritance to Deborah and Kenelm W. Coons; their gift to MFA (May 30, 2012)

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Kenelm Winslow Coons in memory of Quentin and Persis Coons

Two mourning young women leaning against an urn on a tomb, under a willow tree

probably 1803-1805


Sight: 38.1 x 39.4 cm (15 x 15 1/2 in.) Framed: 40.6 x 43.2 cm (16 x 17 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Watercolor and ink on paper


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