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Miniature Picture

1942.4237 (RS119272)

Description

Four small portrait miniatures set on a single backing board. They are from upper left moving clockwise: an older woman wearing a black dress and lace cap, an older man in black coat and vest, white shirt and black tie, a young man with dark hair in a black coat and vest, white shirt, black tie, and a younger dark-haired woman in a black dress with a white collar, gold brooch and double stranded necklace.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1855
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
miniatures (paintings)
Painting
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Watercolor
watercolor (paint)
Dimensions
9.75 x 7.75 x 0.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.4237
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
57376

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