Miniature Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1775-1799

GUSN

GUSN-61065

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

Descriptive Terms

portraits
wax
maple (wood)
Wax
Picture

Inscription

Admiral Duncan (Inscription in ink on paper label on backing board)

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1942.1619

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

8.25 x 7.25 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1619.AB

Places

Probably