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Object Name Drawing
Object ID # 1999.11.5
Other Name Reward of Merit
Place of Origin probably Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Date 1859
Material Paper
Dimensions H-7.5 W-6 inches
Description Inscribed illuminated lettering: "ABRAHAM. ACKERMAN" with the last four letters smaller to fit the space. In the bottom right is a cartouche with the year "1859". Primitive Folk Art watercolor with a multicolored, geometric, floral design, with a large flower and smaller tulips.
Provenance Drawn by Abraham Ackerman in 1859. Probably from Upper Bucks County, Pa.
Source Gift of Hiram & Mary Jane Lederach Hershey
Collection Fraktur