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Memorial for Amos Tyler

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On monument in ink: Sacred to the memory of/ Amos Tyler, / who Died Jany. 15. 1829, Aged. 37./ May we never mourn those/ Who sleep in Jesu's arms. On verso in ink: Farewell dear friends a short farewell/ For we on earth awhile must dwell./ Jann


Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 7, 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 1208 (Folk artists)


Sheet: 18.7 x 20.8 cm (7 3/8 x 8 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Graphite and watercolor on paper


Prints and Drawings