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Portrait of Charlotte Augusta Lane

1991.535.2 (RS35130)

Description

Miniature rectangular portrait of Charlotte Augusta Lane, half length, sitting in a wood side chair. She wears a black dress, pronounced white lace collar, gold locket and earrings. In an elaborate gilded frame with glass.

Details

Maker
Chow-Kwa (Maker)
Date
1850
Inscriptions
Stamped in ink on a cut-out label on the ivory back are five Chinese characters and below that is: CHOW-KWA. On a jelly label in the upper frame back is: Charlotte Augusta Lane.
Location of origin
Shanghai, China
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
paintings (visual works)
Picture
Portrait
portraits
watercolor (paint)
People and organizations
Charlotte Augusta Lane
Dimensions
4 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.535.2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11486

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