Mourning Watercolor by Julia Ann Burr



Object ID:
Mourning Watercolor by Julia Ann Burr
Category:
Made by Students
Medium:
watercolor and ink on silk
Creator:
Julia Ann Burr
Date:
1813
Held at:
Middlesex County Historical Society, Middletown, Connecticut
Size:
22 1/2" x 31 3/4"
Description:
The mourning watercolor on silk was completed by Julia Ann Burr while a student at the Litchfield Female Academy. The monument on the left reads "To the memory an Aunt/Mrs. Lucy Smith/who departed this life/26th June 1813/in the 53 year of her age" The monument on the right reads "In memory of an Uncle/William P. Beers/who departed this life/13th Sept 1810/In the 45th year of his life"

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