Portrait of Helen Waterston

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1857

GUSN

GUSN-56019

Description

Miniature portrait on ivory of Helen Waterston, daughter of Anna Quincy Waterston (see "Mrs Jack" by Louise Hall Thorpe). Girl is wearing a lavender dress. Gilt molded oval frame with laurel leaves below in larger rectangular stand. With stepped canted base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
ivory (tooth component)
paintings (visual works)
Painting
Painting, Miniature
Unidentified Painting
Vegetable Ivory
Painting, Miniature

Associated Person

Waterston, Helen, d. 1857

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 3 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1977.26

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
Probably