Inscribed on flyleaf in graphite: G.M. ROOT. Pages are numbered in graphite, and each drawing is titled below. Inscribed on verso of watercolor in pen and ink: Mr. (?) J.G. Adams Inscribed on circular award of merit in pen and ink: to Miss H. Wright, June 21, 1824.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport; to MFA September 13, 1978
Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875
- G. M. Root, American, 19th century
Not in Karolik (1962) cat.
Binding: 23.3 x 30.5 x 1 cm (9 3/16 x 12 x 3/8 in.) Sheets: 22.8 x 30.3 cm (9 x 11 15/16 in.) Watercolor: 16.8 x 21.9 cm (6 5/8 x 8 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Sketchbook, 30 leaves; graphite sketches, one loose watercolor on paper, and one loose circular pen and ink on paper award of merit, bound in black cloth