Carleton was drowned in the Merrimack River, he lived in Ward Hill, part of Bradford.
By decent in family…” this memorial was done by a granddaughter at Bradford
Academy”. The foliage on trees flanking mourner at tomb are pinpricked to look like
needlework. Good color, minor foxing and two short tears that do not distract, displays
well. The work is mounted within a Perry Hopf frame; not examined out of frame.
(Frame: 11.5" x 13.5"; view: 8" x 10")
Measurement: Frame: 18.75" x 13.75"; view: 16.5" x 11.5"
Material: Watercolor on velvet, mounted in oak frame
Condition: Toning and foxing
Additional Information:To the memory of Joseph Foster who died Nov. 1815 / Age 46
yrs. – Joseph Foster Jr. died December 8th 1815 / Age 21 yrs. Added in 1855: Lucy
Foster Webster died [illegible] _ _ _ 1855 / Age 80 years.
Measurement: Frame: 5.25" x 6.125"; view: 3.25" x 4.125"
Material: Pen, ink, and watercolor on paper
Condition: Good, typical toning, scattered minor staining
Additional Information: Presentation piece of some kind made to be presented as
school prize or gift in the form of a bookmark. Mounted within a period walnut frame in
old black paint; archival mounted.
Neatly compartmentalized rectangular cutwork picture featuring a central monument inscribed in ink “Stephen Anson. Son of Oliver W. & Lucinda Crocker Born April 29 A.D. 1841 Died June 3 A.D. 1842. This lovely babe so young and fair called home by early doom just came to show how sweet a flower in paradise could bloom”. Central motif features a willow tree, bird and a mourning woman leaning on an anchor. The border is outstanding; featuring cutwork cemetery, gravestones, crosses, and tomb-like corner blocks. Bottom right signed in pen “By E. Blackman”. The work is mounted within an early wood frame in gold and black. (Frame: 22.5 by 20”, sight-size: 15 by 13.25”)
This Premium conferred on Mifs. Julia A. Jones for punctual attendance, amiable behavior, application and improvement in the various branches of useful & polite Literature taught in the above Seminary
We found many web-posts listing Mrs. A. E. Bazeleya as principal of a female seminary, 31 Washington, Schenectady; also references Bazeley and the Galway Academy; the female department was under the control of Mrs. Bazeley formally of the Brooklyn Collegiate Institute. (The work is properly mounted within an appropriate painted frame that is not period; frame: 13.5 X 12.75”, view: 11.25 X 10.5”)
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