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Object Name Bookmark
Artist Lawrence, Edna
Date ca. 1910-1960
Description Hand-painted bookmark with a picture of a girl in a blue dress holding an open song book. The girl has bows in her hair and her lips are pursed as if singing. Painted in watercolor on off-white card stock. A slip of paper is adhered to the back to hold the bookmark in place on a page. Height is 5 inches.
(Keywords: HRT, Twentieth Century)
Acquisition Gift of the Estate of Alice Lawrence
Ownership and History This is one of a group of eight similar hand-painted bookmarks found in an envelope marked "Done by Edna Lawrence." They were acquired from the estate of Alice Lawrence, who lived on Center Street in Richmond, Staten Island.
Earliest Date 1910
Latest Date 1960
Material Paper
Subjects Children
Girls
Lexicon Sub-category Art
Associated People Lawrence, Alice M.
Lawrence, Edna W.
Catalog Number 67.016.0007
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, January 2015.
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