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Call #:
1947.9.1
Title:
Unidentified Child
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • maker not researched
  • Date:
    1790-1800
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifact; Art; Miniature
    Materials:
    watercolor
    ivory
    Medium:
    Painting
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island,
    Description:
    Miniature of infant wearing white dress with lace trim. Inside oval maroon case. Possibly of Sarah Lydia, a daughter of Lydia Sabin who died in infancy.
    Dimensions:
    Height:2 in x Width:2.375 in x Depth:.5 in
    Subjects:
    Miniature painting
    Portraits
    Research Notes:
    Sarah Lydia's parents were Capt. Arthur Fenner and Lydia Sabin, married Dec. 2, 1787.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. J. Kemp Bartlett , 1947-01-16
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