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Early 19th century schoolgirl landscape theorem on velvet, depicting a large building with bell tower set atop a hill. It and several smaller buildings overlook a river, with three men in a keel boat sailing past. Old note taped verso reads "For Minerva Evans Hoge. Painted by Minerva French Boyd while a student at the Moravian College in Winston Salem N.C. about the year 1820 – her great-great aunt." Later giltwood and composition molded frame with brown mat. 12" x 16" sight, 21" x 24" framed. Note: also included is a framed copy of an 1865 presidential pardon, granted by Andrew Johnson to Joseph H. Hoge of Giles County, Virginia, for his participation in "the late rebellion against the government of the United States." 19" x 30", framed. Condition: Discoloration to velvet caused by acidic framing materials, scattered tiny stains and areas of wear/loss, overall good condition. Losses to molding on frame.