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Mourning and Place

Brewster Family memorial, ca. 1805

Brewster Family memorial, ca. 1805

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Maine Historical Society

The overall design of this painting on silk is common of mourning pieces from the early 1800s.

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


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