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Accession Number: 1968.150.1

Entitled: Kansas

Physical Description: Large promotional painting of Kansas for the WCTU. Hand-drawn and watercolored Kansas scenes on wood pulp board. Painted in the shape of shield. Image, at top, of buffalo grazing. State seal in center. Agricultural and industrial scenes on bottom. Rows of wheat stacks, trees on sides, harvest goods in center around state seal. Painting is a watercolor.

History of Object: Watercolor painted by artist Henry Worrall for the Woman?s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), 1884.

Date: 1884

Dimensions (in cm): 94.60 (H) 63.40 (W)

Marks/Inscriptions: [across top] KANSAS || [above center] 1855 || [across center] W.C.T.U. / AD ASTRA PER ASPERA || [on bottom] 1885 / H. WORRALL / TOPEKA, DEC, 1884 ||

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Associations and Subjects

    Origin, Place of: Shawnee County (Kan.)
    Group: American Indians
    Theme/topic: Anniversaries
    Theme/topic: Bison
    Theme/topic: Centennial celebrations
    Origin, Place of: Topeka (Kan.)
    Business / Organization: Woman's Christian Temperance Union
    Theme/topic: Agriculture
    Theme/topic: Fairs
    Theme/topic: Kansas symbols
    Individual: Worrall, Henry, 1825-1902
    Event: World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition (1884-1885 : New Orleans, La.)

Creators and Contributors

    Worrall, Henry

Status: Cataloged

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