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Catalog Number DEC.019
Title pole screen
Artist unknown
Date late 19th century, [unlikely Newport]
Description The daughter of Captain John Stanton, Lydia Stanton painted this image of a Redhead duck surrounded by shells on a machine made colonial revival screen with a tripod base. Water vegetation painted in fine and dense black lines creates the boarder of the image.


Painting of duck and shells by Lydia Stanton on tip-up screen; machine-made, Colonial Revival screen with tripod base.
Object Name Screen, Pole
Material Wood with Glass-Covered Panel
Dimensions H-14 W-17.5 inches
Credit line Bequest of Samuel Gavitt Babcock
Provenance Lydia Stanton (daughter of Capt. John Stanton), Samuel G. Babcock (nephew of Lydia Stanton)
Inscriptions and Marks
Collection Decorative Arts
People Babcock, Samuel Gvitt
Notes Redwood Papers (90)