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Box, Artist’s


Watercolor supply box used by Anne Brooke Ellicott (1801-1839), daughter of the founder of Ellicott City, Maryland, George Ellicott (1760-1832). The interior of the box lid features reviews for "Osbourne's Super Fine Watercolors" from the likes of Thomas Sully (1783-1872) and others, dated 1824 and 1826.


circa 1825


Wood, paper, paint

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