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Watchpapers (5)

Artist/Maker:
Knowles, William
Place Made:
Various Locations–See Desc.
Medium:
paper
Dimensions:
See Description.
Accession Number:
3009.2 a-e
Description:
Contained inside a silver case along with #3009.1 are five watch papers, one watercolor on paper (#3009.2 a) with a faded inscription DIA: one and seven- eights inches; the next an embroidered silk (#3009.2 b) with “To a/beloved friend” DIA: two inches; next a watercolor on silk (#3009.2 c) of Home Church, Boarding school, Sisters House from the southwest corner of Salem Square DIA: two and one-eighth inches; the next, a paper from Jedidiah Weiss (#3009.2 d), clock and watchmaker Bethlehem, Pa. DIA: two and one-eighth inches; and the final one from F.L.Lennert (#3009.2 e), Clock and Watch maker, Silversmith and Jeweller Litiz, PA. DIA: two and one -eighth inches. The silver case dates from 1785-1786 from Liverpool, England and is displayed in a cardboard box C. 1835 of green and multicolored paper.
History:
Illustrations
Credit Line:
Old Salem Collection