Kentucky Made Exhibit

Collection by Liberty Hall Historic Site

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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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Sugar Chest, cherry with light wood inlay, ca. Southern Furniture, Antique Chest, Blanket Chest, Ohio River, Museum Collection, Early American, Furniture Inspiration, Craftsman Style, Antique Furniture

Sugar Chest, cherry with light wood inlay, ca. 1820, Kentucky.

On A Sunday Afternoon, Paul Sawyier, American impressionist. This reminds me of a photo of my grandparents. Romantic Paintings, Beautiful Paintings, American Impressionism, Impressionist, Horse And Buggy, Art Walk, Portraits, Lovers Art, Sculptures
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On a Sunday Afternoon, Paul Sawyier, watercolor on paper, ca. 1907, Frankfort.

Tall Clock, case attributed to Elijah Warner, cherry with mahogany veneer, Lexington. Face by S. Connecticut History, 2nd Floor, Plymouth, Exhibit, Clocks, Kentucky, Cherry, Inspired, Face
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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.

Chest of Drawers, attributed to Mason County Group (Gerrard Calvert, John Foxworthy, Peter Tuttle) walnut and poplar, ca. Mason County, Southern Furniture, Exhibit, Kentucky, Drawers, Group, Inspired, American, Antiques

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

Rebecca Blanchard (died Matthew Harris Jouett, oil on board, ca. Exhibit, Kentucky, Oil, Board, Artist, Artwork, Silver, Painting, Collection
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Rebecca Blanchard (died 1836), Matthew Harris Jouett, oil on board, ca. 1815, Lexington.

Postcard for the exhibit. 2nd Floor, Historical Sites, Exhibit, Art Decor, Home Decor, Kentucky, 19th Century, Liberty, Artist
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Postcard for the exhibit.

Blooming Trees,Robert Burns Wilson, watercolor on paper, Frankfort. Paul Celan, Robert Burns, Blooming Trees, Exhibit, Kentucky, Tours, Watercolor, Landscape, Paper
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Blooming Trees,Robert Burns Wilson, watercolor on paper, 1891, Frankfort.

Beaker, Asa Blanchard, coin silver, ca. engraved “M. Exhibit, Kentucky, Silver, Collection, Money
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Beaker, Asa Blanchard, coin silver, ca. 1825, engraved “M.T. Scott,” Lexington.

Ladder-back chair, attributed to King Family (David A. or Robert D. King), maple, 1850-1870, Clark County. Ladder Back Chairs, Robert D, Clark County, Exhibit, Kentucky, Dining Chairs, David, King, Inspired
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Ladder-back chair, attributed to King Family (David A. or Robert D. King), maple, 1850-1870, Clark County.

River Scene,Will T. Hunleigh, watercolor on paper, 1880-1910, Georgetown. Tour Guide, Exhibit, Kentucky, 19th Century, Scene, Tours, River, Watercolor, Landscape

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

Benjamin Gratz Brown (1826-1885), Oliver Frazer, oil on canvas, ca. 1845, Lexington. Tour Guide, Exhibit, Kentucky, Oil On Canvas, 19th Century, Mona Lisa, Brown, Artist, Artwork
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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. Exhibit, Kentucky, Presentation, Decoration, Artist, Silver, Decor, Money, Deko
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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. Carl Lewis, Jacquard Loom, Jefferson County, Exhibit, Kentucky, 19th Century, Fancy, Quilts, Wool

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. Exhibit, Kentucky, Miniatures, Ivory, Watercolor, Artist, Pen And Wash, Watercolor Painting, Watercolour
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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. Exhibit, Kentucky, 19th Century, Miniatures, Ivory, David, Watercolor, Landscape, Artist

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. 2nd Floor, Exhibit, Sideboard, Kentucky, Cherry, Desk, Flooring, Storage, Furniture
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Sideboard, attributed to Robert Wilson, cherry with cherry veneer, ca. 1825, Lexington.