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  • Iantha Howard
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • untitled, 1829
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • watercolor
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 36.8 x 29.9 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 11 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Miss Josephine Burnham
  • Not on display
  • 1949.0020

Birds, bees and butterflies around the sides of paper. The flowers in the top right quadrant are pink. The flowers in the lower right quadrant are blue. There is a strawberry plant in the center bottom. The flowers in the lower left quadrant are pink. The flowers in the upper left quadrant are purple, blue and pink. There is an inscription in the center, inside a circle. Inscription is text taken from a sermon by Hugh Blair (1718-1800), a minister of the Church of Scotland.