Mourning picture

Object Number: 
Z.1334
Date: 
ca. 1854
Medium: 
Wood, cardboard, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 7 in. ( 0.6 x 16.5 x 17.8 cm )
Marks: 
painted: on right tombstone: "OUR MOTHER/IN/MEMORY OF/MARY C RICHARDSON/WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE/JULY 27TH 1854/IN THE 64TH YEAR OF HER AGE..." handwritten: on back of frame: "Grandfather/David Richardson/Born in Falsington, Bucks County/1784/Grandmother/M
Description: 
Painted picture on wood of two gravestones (David Richardson, Mary C. Richardson, died 1854) with inscriptions; image of tree at top of each gravestone; picture in square wooden frame.
Gallery Label: 
This picture mourning the deaths of David Richardson (1784-1854) and Mary Coleman Richardson (1790-1854) was painted by their son or daughter J. Jeffrey, and donated to the Historical Society by their grandson Frederick Griffith.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frederick Griffith
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group