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Object Name Miniature
Title Robert G. Mitchell
Date c. 1830
Year Range from 1825
Year Range to 1835
Place of Origin NH or Maine
Description Oval miniature, watercolor on ivory, of Robert G. Mitchell. 4 1/2 x 2 9/16 x 3 1/2 inches.
The painting is encased in a gold-colored metal case decorated around the edge with a molded beaded edge within a scrolling foliate pattern. At the top is an open loop from which the miniature could have been suspended. The back is convex, with the engraved inscription beneath an oval opening covered by glass, beneath which is an ivory-colored piece of cloth (which was probably intended to enclose a lock of hair).
Accession Number 2003.78