To the Memory of by E.B. and E.C. Kellogg

To the Memory of by E.B. and E.C. Kellogg

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Description
This hand colored memorial print depicts two gentlemen standing on each side of a tombstone. Behind the monument is a weeping willow tree and a white rosebush. The monument is inscribed "To the memory of {blank}” and contains the comforting words of Psalm 91:2 and Psalm 49:15, which profess a belief in the resurrection and salvation of the faithful. On the monument are the words: I will say of the Lord, he is my refuge, my God, in him will I trust. But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave, for he shall receive me." Memorial prints depicting gave monuments were common during the antebellum or Victorian period and the Kellogg family produced several similar prints.
This print was produced by the lithographic firm E.B. & E.C. Kellogg. Edmund Burke Kellogg (1809-1872) and Elijah Chapman Kellogg (1811-1881) were brothers of the founder of the Kellogg lithography firm, Daniel Wright Kellogg (1807-1874). After D.W. Kellogg moved west, his two brothers took over the family lithography firm in 1840 and changed the name to E.B. & E.C. Kellogg. The younger two of the four Kellogg brothers, they were responsible for the continued success of the family firm. These two brothers were also involved in the eventual partnerships between the company and Horace Thayer in 1845 or 1846, John Chenevard Comstock (1818-1862) in 1848 and William Henry Bulkeley (1840-1902) in 1867.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
date made
1847
distributor
Needham, D.
maker
E.B. and E.C. Kellogg
lithographers
Kellogg, E.B. and E.C.
place made
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 12 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 31.115 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2981
catalog number
60.2981
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Flowers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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