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Printed textile

Object Number: 
INV.1206
Date: 
ca.1813
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 14 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. ( 36.2 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on monument: "SACRED/ to the/ Memory/ of the/ BRAVE/ Jas. Lawrence/ Esquire./ Obt. June A 1813/ AE 31." printed: all over: "ELEGY,/ IN REMEMBERANCE OF/ JAMES LAWRENCE, ESQUIRE:/ (LATE COMMANDER OF THE UNITED STATES' FRIGATE CHESAPEAKE.)/ SPIRIT
Description: 
Silk block-printed broadside of the eulogy of Commander James Lawrence, with a monument heapiece surrounded by flags and navy emblems, surmounted by a portrait bust; text below; printed in black ink on a white ground.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Daniel Parish, Jr., 1904
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group