Watercolor on paper adhered to mat board, 8 x 10 1/4 inches, signed on the back and inscribed "Old Peep Toad Mill / North S[cit]uate, RI / Aug. 5, 1914." The town name is hard to make out, but there is an old Peep Toad Mill in East Killingly, Connecticut, not far from the Rhode Island state line. Hays had a studio in Providence, RI, and is known for painting bucolic subjects.
Engraving and etching, image size 10 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, pub. 1677 in London, a page taken from the "Apostolici", a book of the lives of the Primitive Fathers for the three first Ages of the Christian Church by William Cave.