Watchpaper by Martha Ann Bartlett
Made by Students
watercolor and ink on paper
Martha Ann Bartlett (1810-1865)
Litchfield Historical Society
A - 1 7/8" diameter B - 1 1/2" length x 1 3/4" width C - 2" length x 3" width D - 2 1/8" diameter E - 2 1/8" diameter F - 1 3/4" length x 3 3/8" width
A. Watercolor on paper, pink edged book with red spine "Chemistry" and open paper with "Astronomy Botony", arrow through book and spray of blue and white flowers B. Watercolor and pencil on paper of a goat with pointed ears and curled fuzzy tail, facing right, initials in lower right corner "J.P.B." C. Ink on paper "Accept this from/one who wishes to return thanks/for the kindnesses/received/from you" D. Watercolor on pasteboard, all over grey, sprig design with open sheet music "Alls Well" and "For God" with harp and trumpets surrounded by flowers and ribbons E. Watercolor on paper of cluster of entians with one bud F. Ink on paper, "I have painted this watch paper/for Mr. Brace--mite he accept of it/as a trifling testimony of the regard/of---M A Bartlett---"
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