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Object Name Drawing
Catalog Number 1977.19.41
Creator Kaighn, Samuel
Date ca. 1860
Material(s) Paper/Ink
Dimensions H-5.625 W-7.375 inches
Description This pen and ink sketch of a road scene was done by Samuel Kaighn. It depicts a dirt road with a few plants growing along a stone wall that is broken down on the left side, and there is an arched entryway in the center foreground. Behind the wall, there is a simple house with two small windows on the left side and three windows depicted on the side of the house facing the viewing. There is a chimney on the left side of the roof. In the center of the drawing, there is a tall, round tower with a cone-shaped roof with a cross on the top. A large building is in the right background with several tall trees to the right. There is a roof pointing up above the wall on the fall right side. In the background, there is another wall with a structure and trees shown at the top.
Notes Samuel Kaighn, was born in Virginia on June 16, 1833. He served as a surgeon during the Civil War.
Collection Mrs. Ellsworth L. Kaighn Collection
People Kaighn, Samuel
Subjects Drawing
Drawings
Sketches
Landscape drawings
Stone buildings
Stone walls
Towers
Buildings
Pen works
Art
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS