New York, Park Avenue
24 October 1992
REVEREND HENRY YOUNG, CIRCA 1822
Watercolor Fraktur: Birth Record for Margaret Green,
Lycoming County, Pennsylvania
Depicting a profile figure of a young woman wearing a red dress, holding a basket and a spray of flowers, her hair fixed with a tortoise shell comb flanked by paired birds and flowers decorated in red, yellow and blue watercolor centering English script of birth statistics, on wove paper--10 3/8in. x 8 3/4in.
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For a closely related watercolor fraktur by Reverend Henry Young, See the birth record of George Pane, Sotheby's, New York, February 1, 1985, Lot 452. Also, See the Howard and Catherine Feldman Collection, Sotheby's, New York, June 23, 1988, Lot 14.
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