Miniature portrait of Elizabeth Cleghorn (Stevenson) Gaskell (1810-1865)

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1830-1832

GUSN

GUSN-103941

Description

Miniature watercolor on paper half length portrait of a woman looking over her left shoulder, set in an oval brass frame with pendant loop at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (paintings)
watercolor (paint)
paper (fiber product)
brass (alloy)
Painting

Associated Person

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn (Stevenson), 1810-1865

Additional Identification Number

3677

Maker

Thomson, William John (Miniaturist)

Location of Origin

Edinburgh, Scotland

Accession Number

1990.1354

Reference Notes

For a history of Elizabeth Gaskell and a mention of this portrait see Jenny Uglow, "Elizabeth Gaskell: A Habit of Stories," London/Boston (1993).

Places

Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City of, Scotland, United Kingdom)