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Inscription

At top in pen and ink: This Cerificate that the Bearer Miss Mary Lewis/ by her good behaviour in school has gained the favor and / applause of her Instructress Sarah Fairbanks/ Francestown September 1820

Provenance

Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given 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

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1266 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.1 x 14.0 cm (5 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

60.875

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor with yellow border on paper

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Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors