Portrait of Emily Webster Ellsworth



Object ID:
1963-02-7
Category:
Images of People
Medium:
watercolor on ivory
Creator:
Anson Dickinson (1779-1852)
Date:
1812
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
New York City, NY
Size:
2 7/8" length x 2 3/8" width
Description:
Oval ivory miniature. Bust portrait of a young woman facing left. Brown hair with curls framing her face. She wears a white mull empire style dress and shawl. Pale complexion. The background has a simple landscape. Incased in an oval gold frame with a beaded inner edge. On the back side of the frame is a double row of scalloped lines and a beaded edge.

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