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Family Tree
Artist unidentified

Location: United States

Date: c. 1850-1860

Materials: Reverse painting and foil on glass with twelve applied ambrotypes

Dimensions: 22 1/4 × 18 1/4"

Credit: Gift of Kristina Barbara Johnson

Accession Number: 1992.17.8

Photo credit: Gavin Ashworth

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Family Tree
Date: c. 1850-1860
Artist:
Dimensions: 22 1/4 × 18 1/4"
Materials: Reverse painting and foil on glass with twelve applied ambrotypes
Credit Line: Gift of Kristina Barbara Johnson
Place/Region: United States
Description: Large tree with short trunk, curling branches and oak like leaves rises out of a short green mound. Spaced symmetrically in the tree among the branches are two ambrotypes, evidently members of a family. At the top of the trunk is a rectangualr portrait of the mother and father. Surrounding them are ten oval portraits of their children: five girls/women and five boys/men. Rectangular wood frmae : gilted gesso with beaded rim.
Accession Number: 1992.17.8
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