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Memorial for Abaither R. and Horace B. Wolcott, d.1816

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On tomb in pen: SACRED/ To the memory of/ ABIATHAR R. and HARACE B. / Sons of Abiathar and Mary Wolcott./ Abiathar died Sept. 15th 1816./ Aged 15 years./ Horace died May 11th 1816/ Aged 1 year. Below in pen: three-line verse


Watermark: J Whatman


Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA October 11, 1956

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 1212, fig. 302 (Folk artists)


Image: 42.4 x 55.6 cm (16 11/16 x 21 7/8 in.) Sheet: 43.3 x 56.5 cm (17 1/16 x 22 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper


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