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Portrait of Helen Waterston

1977.26 (RS5267)

Description

Miniature portrait on ivory of Helen Waterston, daughter of Anna Quincy Waterston (see "Mrs Jack" by Louise Hall Thorpe). Girl is wearing a lavender dress. Gilt molded oval frame with laurel leaves below in larger rectangular stand. With stepped canted base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1857
Material
ivory (tooth component)
paintings (visual works)
Object type
Art
Places
Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
ivory (tooth component)
Painting
Painting, Miniature
paintings (visual works)
portraits
Unidentified Painting
Vegetable Ivory
People and organizations
Waterston, Helen, d. 1857
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.26
GUSN
56019

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