Charming antique Americana primitive pencil on paper drawing of the Susquehanna river drawn by a schoolgirl circa 1890's. It is signed on the lower right and inscribed: St Ann's Academy, Wilkes Barre PA. St. Ann's Academy was an all girls Catholic boarding school founded in 1885 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. It was ran by the order of the Sisters of Christian Charity, a congregation founded in 1849 in Germany by Pauline von Mallinckrodt, sister of the outstanding German leader and parlamentarian Hermann von Mallinckrodt. It is beautifully framed in a walnut wood frame with gilt accents. In very good used condition with minor toning and imperfections as shown. Photograph was taken through glass which explains reflections. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Frame: 28 1/2 by 23 1/2"; Picture: 20 1/4' by 14 1/2".