New England Dining Room

Object Number: 
1951.741
Date: 
1951
Medium: 
Graphite on card folded over board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 1/4 x 25 1/4 in. ( 48.9 x 64.1 cm ) mat: 22 x 25 7/8 in. ( 55.9 x 65.7 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Signed and inscribed at lower right in graphite: "Lili Réthi / June 1951."; at lower left: "New England Dining Room / Last Quarter of the 17th century / Furniture 17th century / Given in memory of Mrs. Edmond Astley Prentis, Sr. / (née M. Frances Campbell) / by her children Mrs. Katharine Prentis Murphy / and Mr. Edmund Astley Prentis, 1950-1951. / The-New York-Historical Society."
Description: 
Interior View
Gallery Label: 
This New England dining room with funishings dating from the last quarter of the seventeenth century is one of three Colonial period rooms presented to the Society and installed by Mrs. Katharine Prentis Murphy and Edmund Astley Prentis in memory of their mother during 1950 and 1951.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Katharine Prentis Murphy and Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group