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Brewster Family memorial, ca. 1805

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Brewster Family memorial, ca. 1805

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Watercolor on silk memorial painting for William, Augustus and Mary Brewster of Windham, Connecticut, possibly painted by deaf artist John Brewster Jr. (1766-1854), whose relatives are depicted in the memorial.

Urns and weeping willows served as symbolic markers for the loss of a loved one.

Brewster, a native of Connecticut, lived most of his adult life with his brother, Dr. Royal Brewster of Buxton. They came to Maine about 1795.

Other Information

  • Title: Brewster Family memorial, ca. 1805
  • Creation Date: circa 1805
  • Subject Date: circa 1805
  • Town: Buxton
  • County: York
  • State: ME
  • Media: Watercolor on silk
  • Local Code: 899*
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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