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Object ID 1948.067
Object Name Collage
Title Old Swedes Church
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Mrs. William Draper Brinckle
Date circa 1850
Artist Anna Brinckle
Made Anna Brinckle
Description Framed collage of Old Swedes Church made with moss and other natural materials that shows a view of the church and graveyard with the steeple and trees to the left. It has a painted sky and a label on the reverse: "(c. 1850) / Old Swedes/ by Anna / Brinckle". The artist is said to have used the frontispiece drawing by Benjamin Ferris for his book, "Original Settlements on the Delaware" (1845) as a model for this collage.
Dimensions H-9.25 L-11.75 D-0.75 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Provenance This item was made by the donor's aunt Anna.
Subjects Art
Search Terms Collages
Old Swedes Church
Floral Pictures
Anna Brinckle
Nineteenth Century
Material Moss; bark
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE