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Miniature Portrait

1942.1619.AB (RS115009)

Description

Bust-length profile (.A) of Adam Duncan, Viscount of Camperdown (1731-1804). Figure has a ponytail and side curls and wears a navy blue uniform with epaulets and medals. Figure is two-dimensional and is formed from hand-colored wax. Maple rectangular frame (.B).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1799
Inscriptions
Admiral Duncan (Inscription in ink on paper label on backing board)
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
wax
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
maple (wood)
Picture
portraits
Wax
wax
People and organizations
Duncan of Camperdown, Adam Duncan, Viscount, 1731-1804
Dimensions
8.25 x 7.25 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.1619.AB
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
61065

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