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Call #:
1939.3.1
Title:
Bernon Dunn
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1750-1850
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Miniature
    Materials:
    watercolor
    paper
    Medium:
    Painting
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Miniature of Bernon Dunn wearing blue jacket with brass buttons, red vest with gold edging and buttons, white shirt. In brass oval frame with pin on back.
    Dimensions:
    Height:1.375 in x Width:2 in x Depth:.125 in
    Research Notes:
    Bernon Dunn direct descendant of Gabriel Bernon, 3rd generation, father of Emma Jackson Dunn Smith and great-grandfather of Clarence A.F. and Amelia E. Berg.
    Provenance:
    Bequest of Amelia E. Berg , 1939
    Bibliographic References:
    (Goodyear Jr., Frank H. American Paintings in the Rhode Island Historical Society. Providence, RI: the Rhode Island Historical Society, 1974. Image 280, page 104.)
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