Memorial for Giles and Desiah Pettibone



Object ID:
Memorial for Giles and Desiah Pettibone
Medium:
Watercolor, pen, and ink on paper.
Creator:
Susannah Pettibone
Date:
1810
Held at:
Norfolk Historical Society
Size:
19" wide x 14" high
Description:
Watercolor memorial or mourning painting done by Susannah (Susan) Pettibone on the death of her grandfather, Col. Giles Pettibone (d.1810), a prominent early settler of Norfolk, CT. His wife and the grandmother of the artist, Desiah Pettibone, had died in 1774.

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