Memorial Painting for Elijah and Lucy White, circa 1826Add to Set
Place of Creation
Not on exhibit to the public.
From the Collections of The Henry Ford.
Watercolor painting (Technique)
Height: 21.75 in
Width: 28 in
printed on left tombstone: SACRED | To the MEMORY of | Mr ELIJAH WHITE | WHO DIED JANY. 2D 1826 | AEt 62 YEARS | Though love its tribute sad | will pay | And earthly streams | of solace shun | Still, still the humbled | soul will say, | In lowly dust, Thy | will be done. printed on the right tombstone: SACRED TO | THE MEMORY OF | Mrs LUCY WHITE | WHO DIED JANY. 3D 1814 | AEt 43 YEARS | 'Tis! mine to mourn, while | o'er thy grave I weep[?] | Yes! wrapt in sorrows I | will shed the tears | Yet, tho' I mourn, the Chris | tians hope I keep, | And Resignations, humble | garments wear.