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Miniature portraits of Stephen Clarendon Phillips and Jane Appleton Peele Phillips

2006.44.1018 (RS10593)

Description

Two painted miniature portraits of Stephen Clarendon Phillips and his wife Jane Appleton Peele Phillips, framed together under a green marie-louise. They are represented in bust, facing the viewer. Reproductions of miniatures possibly painted by Anna Claypoole Peale.

Details

Maker
Possibly Peale, Anna Claypoole, 1791-1878 (Artist)
Reeves, John H., Mr. (Framer)
Inscriptions
"Established 1820/John H. Reeves/ Picture Framer and Gilder/ 293, Essex Street, Salem, MASS./ Opposite Y.M.C.A." (Sticker of the framer, affixed on the back of the frame)
"Stephen C. Phillips and his/wife Jane Appleton (Peele) Phillips./ from miniatures painted by Miss Peale of Washington/ the one of S.C.P. belonged to his daughter, Miss Katherine Phillips/ and was burned in great fire of 1914. The other belongs/ to Mrs. Jane A. Mifflin./ Labelled in 1915 by Stephen W. Phllips" (ink-written)
Location of origin
Salem, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
paint (coating)
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
miniatures (paintings)
paint (coating)
Painting
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Phillips, Jane Appleton Peele, 1802-1837
Phillips, Stephen C. (Stephen Clarendon), 1801-1857
Dimensions
6 8/16 x 9 1/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1018
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222871

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