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Call #:
1977.31.1
Title:
Alice Brown Mason
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Mason, Abby Brown - Artist
  • Date:
    1821
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Painting, Miniature
    Materials:
    paint, watercolor
    ivory
    Medium:
    Painting
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Miniature of Alice Brown Mason wearing black dress with high white collar and white cap, she has brown hair, green eyes and a round face. The background is greenish brown on her right and blue green on her left. In brass oval frame engraved "Alice Brown Mason" and "1821" on verso.
    Dimensions:
    Height:2.25 in x Width:3 in x Depth:.25 in
    Research Notes:
    Alice Brown Mason (1777-1823), daughter of John and Sarah Brown, married James Brown Mason, mother of Rosa Anne Mason Grosvenor (1977.31.2)
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. James A. Briggs , 1977-06-15
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