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1971.458 (RS116265)

Description

Oval portrait of left profile of an unidentified middle-aged gentleman; black coat and cravat; brown hair; background stippled in gradations of black, brown and blue; cream-colored areola around head; black frame with brass liner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Ink
ink
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
paper (fiber product)
Pencil
pencils (drawing and writing equipment)
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
Dimensions
5.25 x 4.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.458
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5046

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