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Miniature watercolor on ivory, half length portrait of a woman facing slightly left wearing a black dress with lace collar, bonnet, and peach silk shawl, set behind an ormolu mat with rectangular opening, mounted in an album page.
ivory (tooth component)
Front left side edge: "G.HARVEY" Paper label: "Sarah (Homans) Thwing. Wife of Samuel Thwing and daughter of Benjamin / and Susannah (Gray) Homans. Miniature by George Harvey / in 1830. She was born in Boston 16 January 1770 and / died in Roxbury August 20, 1833." (Signed and paper label)
Harvey, George, ca. 1800-1878 (Miniaturist)
4 3/8 x 3 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Annie Haven Thwing