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Painting

Painting
Title
Painting
Date 
1800-1840
Medium 
Cotton
Dimensions 
overall: 23 x 32 in.
Description 
Painting on cotton of a man in colonial dress putting a rolled paper into a tree with a building in the background; white, red, blue, black, brown and white paints on a beige ground.
Object Number 
INV.1088
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group