Watercolor

Date

1815-1825

GUSN

GUSN-19407

Description

Miniature portrait, watercolor on ivory, of William Carr. Bust-length, depicting a young man in black jacket and white frilly shirt w/ high collar. In an oval celluloid frame, painted black, w/ gilt interior, molded center, and bead molded edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
portraits
watercolors (paintings)
ivory (tooth component)
watercolor (paint)
Watercolor
Vegetable Ivory
PICTURE, PORTRAIT

Inscription

Embossed on back of frame: ""PATENTED. AUG. 7, 1855""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Capt. William Carr

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 (H), 3.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2479