Sketchbook Number 1

Mary Amelia Tyler, American, 1826 - 1904


not dated

Sketchbook paper

Overall: 13 1/8 × 8 1/4 in. (33.3 × 20.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Margaret E. Spicer



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, cover page: Mary A. Tylerer [second er has double strikethrough]; inscribed, in graphite, reverse of cover page, upper margin: horizontal lines (left) and vertical lines (right); inscribed, in graphite, interior of rear cover: two geometric patterns consiting of interlocking and circumscribed right angles; inscribed, in graphite, reverse of rear cover, lower center margin: Mary [inverted]; inscribed, in graphite, reverse of rear cover, lower left margin: Louisa [inverted]


Mary Amelia Tyler Foster, Cheshire, Massachusetts; probably bequeathed to Elizabeth Sarah Petitcler Foster (daughter-in-law), Cheshire, Massachusetts, 1904; bequeathed to Helen Rena Foster Gearhart (daughter), Palmerton, Pennsylvania, 1942; bequeathed to Elizabeth Gearhart Spicer (daughter), Palmerton, Pennsylvania, 1946; bequeathed to Margaret Elizabeth Spicer (daughter), Norwich, Vermont, 1996; given to present collection, 2002.

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