Kentucky Made Exhibit

This board represents an exhibit currently installed on the 2nd floor of Liberty Hall. It features some of the finest examples of Kentucky-made pieces from the…
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an oil painting of a tree in the middle of a field
Blooming Trees,Robert Burns Wilson, watercolor on paper, 1891, Frankfort.
a painting of two people riding in a horse drawn carriage down a dirt road next to trees
On a Sunday Afternoon, Paul Sawyier, watercolor on paper, ca. 1907, Frankfort.
a wooden chest with two drawers on one side and an open drawer on the other
Sugar Chest, cherry with light wood inlay, ca. 1820, Kentucky.
an oil painting of a river with trees in the background
River Scene,Will T. Hunleigh, watercolor on paper, 1880-1910, Georgetown.
an old wooden grandfather clock on display against a white background
Tall Clock, case attributed to Elijah Warner, cherry with mahogany veneer, ca.1820, Lexington. Face by S. (Silas) Hoadley-Plymouth, Connecticut.
an oil painting of a woman wearing a white bonnet and black dress with a gold frame
Rebecca Blanchard (died 1836), Matthew Harris Jouett, oil on board, ca. 1815, Lexington.
an empty silver cup on a white background
Beaker, Asa Blanchard, coin silver, ca. 1825, engraved “M.T. Scott,” Lexington.
a portrait of a man in a black suit
Benjamin Gratz Brown (1826-1885), Oliver Frazer, oil on canvas, ca. 1845, Lexington.
an ornate silver pitcher is on display against a white background
Presentation Pitcher,Hudson & Dolfinger, coin silver, repoussé grape cluster and vine decoration, 1855-1858, engraved “Mrs. Tho Y Brent from the South Western Agricultural and Mechanical Association,” Louisville.
a blue and white rug with an intricate design
Figured and Fancy Coverlet, Carl Lewis Kean, wool and cotton, jacquard loom, ca. 1840, Jefferson County.
an antique chest of drawers with brass knobs on the top and bottom, against a white background
Chest of Drawers, attributed to Mason County Group (Gerrard Calvert, John Foxworthy, Peter Tuttle) walnut and poplar, ca. 1805, Mason-Fleming-Nicholas Counties.
a wooden chair with wicker seat and backrests on an isolated white background
Ladder-back chair, attributed to King Family (David A. or Robert D. King), maple, 1850-1870, Clark County.
an oval portrait of a woman wearing a black dress
Eliza Yoder Poignand (1795-1883) miniature, John Rutherford, watercolor on ivory, ca. 1820, Louisville.
an oval portrait of a young man with his arms crossed
David Rozel Poignand (1793-1883) miniature, John Rutherford, watercolor on ivory, ca. 1820, Louisville.
an antique style wooden desk with two drawers and one door on the top, is shown
Sideboard, attributed to Robert Wilson, cherry with cherry veneer, ca. 1825, Lexington.