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Fraktur of Benjamin L. 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:
5796.1
Description:
Fraktur with floral band at the top, below it reads; “BENJAMIN L. FANCHER/son to DANL and AMA Fancher/ was born on the 5th July 1838″ Below a yellow line reads; ” … Fortune be modest and wise…..” below the text is a illlustration of a dog eating from the hand of a man.
Credit Line:
MESDA Purchase Fund