Embroidered Memorial Picture by Charlotte Gray Lynch



Object ID:
Memorial Picture by Charlotte Gray Lynch
Category:
Made by Students
Medium:
Silk, ink and watercolor on silk
Creator:
Charlotte Gray
Date:
1805
Held at:
Private Collection
Size:
Description:
Embroidered memorial picture created by Charlotte Gray Lynch in memory of her father Col. Ebenzer Gray. The gravestone reads "To the/Memory/of/Col. EBENEZER GRAY,/Who died 18th of June, 1795;/Aged 52 Years./The sleeping Dust shall arise,/and believing friends unite/to part no more."

Col. Ebenezer Gray was an officer in the Fourth Regiment also known as the Connecticut Line during the Revolutionary War. He received a large tract of land in Litchfield County in payment for his service and was also a member of the Society of the Cincinnati.

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