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1971.501 (RS116310)

Description

Middle-aged man, body turned to left, facing viewer, black coat, white stock, gray hair, blue eyes; Rococo Revival gilt frame on blue velvet backing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Inscriptions
""Sam Lord"" inscribed on back of frame.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
tempera
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
Possibly ivory (tooth component)
Rococo Revival
tempera
Tempera
Vegetable Ivory
People and organizations
Lord, Samuel, 1788-1871
Dimensions
54 x 4.375 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.501
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5098

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