Inscription

lower center: To The / Memory / of / George H. Hills.Departed / this life July, 1833 Aged 3 weeks 1 day / Ruel T. Hills.Departed this / life Oct 21, 1839 Ag ed 1 Year 11 Mo 3 da

Exhibition History
1974
The Flowering of American Folk Art 1776-1876, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond; The M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, 1974, no. 111, repro., as Memorial for George H. Hills.
Bibliography
1974
Lipman, Jean, and Alice Winchester. The Flowering of American Folk Art. New York, 1974: fig.111.
1974
Recent Acquisitions and Promised Gifts: Sculptures, Drawings, Prints. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1974:219.