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A Ball Celebrating the Victory of Yorktown.--Fredericksburg, Va. 1781, 1897
Jennie Augusta Brownscombe

London, England
Oil on canvas, H: 31 3/4 in, W: 50 in
Bequest of Dr. J. Ackerman Coles, 1926  26.1257
On View
Primary Title Notes: 1879 National Academy of Design Exhibition catalogue
Alternate Title: The Peace Ball at Fredericksburg
Alternate Title Notes: 1981 Newark Museum American Art Catalogue

recto: l.l., red paint: "Jennie Brownscombe / Copyright"

Provenance: Commissioned by C. Klackner, London and Paris; J. Ackerman Coles, Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
Exhibition History:
"Seventy-Second Annual Exhibition," National Academy of Design, New York, (April 5-May 15, 1897) no. 53 as "A Ball Celebrating the Victory of Yorktown.--Fredericksburg, Va. 1781"

Public Library of Fall River (ca. 1898)

Philadelphia Art Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (October 1899)

"The Dr. J. Ackerman Coles Collections: Supplementary Exhibition," [The Newark Museum Association], Newark Public Library, Newark, New Jersey (November 1920) no. 32.

"Colonial Life: An Exhibition in Celebration of the Washington Bicentennial, including Early American Currency and a Colonial Kitchen," The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (1931)

Long-term loan to Drumthwacket Foundation, Inc., Princeton, New Jersey (May 1984 - ?)

Keywords: Revolutionary War, Figures, George Washington, Ball, Mother, Painting