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Call #:
1939.3.2
Title:
Emma Smith Jackson Dunn
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    ca. 1840
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Painting, Miniature
    Materials:
    watercolor
    paper
    Medium:
    Painting
    Place of production/origin:
    United States,
    Description:
    Miniature of Emma Smith Jackson Dunn wearing black dress with high layered white collar and white earrings. She has short brown curly hair and brown eyes. In brass oval frame with leaf design and lock of hair in back.
    Dimensions:
    Height:2.375 in x Width:3.25 in x Depth:.375 in
    Research Notes:
    Emma Jackson Dunn Smith wife of Thomas Fosdick Smith and daughter of Bernon Dunn.
    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 297, page 105.)
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