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1998.2479 (RS22509)

Description

Miniature portrait, watercolor on ivory, of William Carr. Bust-length, depicting a young man in black jacket and white frilly shirt w/ high collar. In an oval celluloid frame, painted black, w/ gilt interior, molded center, and bead molded edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1825
Inscriptions
Embossed on back of frame: ""PATENTED. AUG. 7, 1855""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (toys)
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
portraits
Vegetable Ivory
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
watercolors (paintings)
People and organizations
Capt. William Carr
Dimensions
4 (H), 3.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2479
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19407

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