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Memorial Wreath

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Inscription

In pen and ink on scroll: " A band of angel loved ones/ Are guarding you while here/ Father Mother Sisters brothers/ And a wife your heart hold dear/ And your little buds transplanted/ Grow in beauty on our shore/ And with us will greet you gladly/ When the toils of life are o'er."

Provenance

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

Dimensions

Sheet: 49.4 x 63.5 cm (19 7/16 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

56.437

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink and tempera, touched with gum arabic on cardboard

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