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Miniature portrait of Mary Louisa Bowen

2008.27 (RS5455)

Description

Round miniature portrait on ivory of a young girl with long curls, set in round gold colored metal frame with pendant loop at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1855
Inscriptions
"Mary Bowen Holt / Mary Louisa Bowen / born 1848" (Ink)
Location of origin
Connecticut; New York
Material
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Art
Places
Possibly Connecticut (United States)
Possibly New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
People and organizations
Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896
Bowen, Lucy Maria Tappan, Mrs., 1825-1863
Holt, George, Mr., 1848
Holt, Mary Louisa (Bowen), 1848-1925
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2008.27
Credit Line
Gift of Carol Neugent
GUSN
103650

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