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 collection. The exhibit explores the social and cultural landscape of 19th century Kentucky through the work of silversmiths, weavers, furniture makers, and painters. Some of the artists represented include: Asa Blanchard, Matthew Harris Jouett, Oliver Frazer, and Paul Sawyier. The exhibit is viewed through a guided tour.
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Tall Clock, case attributed to Elijah Warner, cherry with mahogany veneer, ca.1820, Lexington. Face by S. (Silas) Hoadley-Plymouth, Connecticut.

Tall Clock, case attributed to Elijah Warner, cherry with mahogany veneer, Lexington.

Chest of Drawers, attributed to Mason County Group (Gerrard Calvert, John Foxworthy, Peter Tuttle) walnut and poplar, ca. 1805, Mason-Fleming-Nicholas Counties.

Chest of Drawers, attributed to Mason County Group (Gerrard Calvert, John Foxworthy, Peter Tuttle) walnut and poplar, ca.

Rebecca Blanchard (died 1836), Matthew Harris Jouett, oil on board, ca. 1815, Lexington.

Rebecca Blanchard (died Matthew Harris Jouett, oil on board, ca.

Beaker, Asa Blanchard, coin silver, ca. 1825, engraved “M.T. Scott,” Lexington.

Beaker, Asa Blanchard, coin silver, ca. engraved “M.

Ladder-back chair, attributed to King Family (David A. or Robert D. King), maple, 1850-1870, Clark County.

Ladder-back chair, attributed to King Family (David A. or Robert D. King), maple, 1850-1870, Clark County.

Blooming Trees,Robert Burns Wilson, watercolor on paper, 1891, Frankfort.

Blooming Trees,Robert Burns Wilson, watercolor on paper, 1891, Frankfort.

River Scene,Will T. Hunleigh, watercolor on paper, 1880-1910, Georgetown.

River Scene,Will T. Hunleigh, watercolor on paper, 1880-1910, Georgetown.

Benjamin Gratz Brown (1826-1885), Oliver Frazer, oil on canvas, ca. 1845, Lexington.

Benjamin Gratz Brown (1826-1885), Oliver Frazer, oil on canvas, ca. 1845, Lexington.

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.

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.

Figured and Fancy Coverlet, Carl Lewis Kean, wool and cotton, jacquard loom, ca. 1840, Jefferson County.

Figured and Fancy Coverlet, Carl Lewis Kean, wool and cotton, jacquard loom, ca. 1840, Jefferson County.

Eliza Yoder Poignand (1795-1883) miniature,  John Rutherford, watercolor on ivory, ca. 1820, Louisville.

Eliza Yoder Poignand (1795-1883) miniature, John Rutherford, watercolor on ivory, ca. 1820, Louisville.

David Rozel Poignand (1793-1883) miniature, John Rutherford, watercolor on ivory, ca. 1820, Louisville.

David Rozel Poignand (1793-1883) miniature, John Rutherford, watercolor on ivory, ca. 1820, Louisville.

Sideboard, attributed to Robert Wilson, cherry with cherry veneer, ca. 1825, Lexington.

Sideboard, attributed to Robert Wilson, cherry with cherry veneer, ca. 1825, Lexington.

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