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Object Name Drawing
Title Meet Me by Moonlight
Catalog Number 1977.19.13
Creator Kaighn, Samuel
Date ca. 1875
Material(s) Paper
Dimensions H-5.25 W-7.75 inches
Description This is a pencil sketch of a fox with its mouth around the neck of a goose or duck. They are standing beside a tree stump. The moon is coming up over the horizon in the background. Also in the background on the right is a farmhouse surrounded by a fence. In very small writing at the bottom is the inscription "Meet me by Moonlight."
Notes Samuel Kaighn, the artist, 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 Foxes
Ducks
Geese
Tree stumps
Moon
Moonlight
Farms
Farmsteads
Search Terms Farmhouses
Animals
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS