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Call #:
1944.11.1
Title:
Beneficent Congregational Parsonage
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1795
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Painting, Landscape
    Materials:
    watercolor
    paper
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Watercolor sketch of Beneficent Congregational Parsonage on the West side of the river with a verse below image, "How well I love the calm imbowering shade. There wisdom always dwells, and troubling care dispels, Retreats by meek Devotion sacred made And points the soul to joys that never fade."
    Dimensions:
    Height:8.625 in x Width:11 in
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. F. Read , 1944
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