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Silhouette portrait of Mrs. Elizabeth Livermore Brown

1951.149 (RS130203)

Description

Painted black silhouette portrait of a woman facing left with lace collar; Mounted in an oval brass frame with reed and bead borders.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Doyle, William M.S., 1769-1828 (Artist)
Date
1780-1795
Married Nov. 17, 1787\n Died in childbirth Nov. 20, 1795
Inscriptions
"Mrs Elizabeth Livermore Brown / 2nd wife of Deacon William Brown / of Boston died 20 th Nov r 1795" (Ink)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Places
Probably Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Silhouette
silhouettes
People and organizations
Brown, Elizabeth Livermore, 1754-1795
Dimensions
4 3/4 x 4 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1951.149
GUSN
103977
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Title Pastel Portrait Accession number 1935.410 Notes Mounted in an album assembled by Annie H. Thwing. Edward St. Loe Livermore was her maternal great grandfather. Relationship Pastel portrait of Edward St. Loe Livermore, brother of Elizabeth Livermore Brown

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