Below, two ovals with inscriptions in pen: left, Ellis Morse./ and Lora Ayer,/ were married/ April 7th 1819/ and right: If there is bliss... (six line verse); two ruled columns of births and deaths.
Watermark: J Whatman, Turkey Mill, 1827
Maxim Karolik (1893-1963, Newport); by whom given to MFA June 7, 1956
Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875
Karolik cat. no 1206 (Folk artists)
Image: 49.53 x 38.6 cm (19 1/2 x 15 3/16 in.) Sheet: 51.9 x 41.1 cm (20 7/16 x 16 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pen, graphite pencil and watercolor on paper