08-13-2017 08-13-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3022M Marlborough
August 13, 2017 10:00AMCalender

Bradbury Family Needlework Memorial Picture

Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3022M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: August 13, 2017 10:00AM


Bradbury Family Needlework Memorial Picture, probably Maine, c. 1834, depicting a woman holding flowers weeping at an urn-topped memorial beneath willow trees, a flowered lawn, stream, trees, and town with lighthouse in the background, the memorial with printed inscription "SACRED/TO THE MEMORY OF/MR. JOHN BRADBURY,/WHO DIED/JULY 12TH, 1834/AND/MRS. SUSANNA P. BRADBURY,/WHO DIED/OCTOBER 20TH, 1832" and six lines of verse, in a gold-painted molded frame, ht. 17 1/4, wd. 20 3/4 in.

Note: Genealogical research indicates that John Bradbury (1753-1834) and Susanna Page Bradbury (1763-1832) lived in Biddeford, York County, Maine.
Estimate $800-1,200

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JOHN BRADBURY, SUSANNA P. BRADBURY, Susanna Page Bradbury, York, Biddeford