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Fraktur of Adaline Olive Fancher

Artist/Maker:
Leonard, Gardiner
Place Made:
Monongalia County West Virginia United States of America
Date Made:
1850
Medium:
ink and watercolor on laid paper
Accession Number:
5796.2
Description:
Fraktur with floral band at the top, below it reads; “ADALINE OLIVE FANCHER/ daughter to DANL and AMA Fancher/ was born on the 20th Septemebr 1845″ Below a yellow line reads; ” you will please to observe through Life/ That if a young woman….” below the text is a illlustration of a bird on a branch eating from the hand of a woman.
History:
Adeline Oliva Fancher was born September 20, 1845 in Monongalia County, West Virginia. She died on Feb 14 1888 in West Virginia.
Credit Line:
MESDA Purchase Fund