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Call #:
1977.31.2
Title:
Rosa Anne Mason
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Mason, Abby Brown - Artist
  • Date:
    1820
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Painting, Miniature
    Materials:
    pencil
    ivory
    Medium:
    Drawing
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Miniature of Rosa Anne Mason as a child about three years old. She has light brown hair and blue eyes and wears a white dress. Sketch on ivory. In brass oval frame with a folding ring at the top. Engraved on vero "Rosa Anne Mason" and "1820" and "Sketch by her Sister"
    Dimensions:
    Height:2.25 in x Width:3 in x Depth:.25 in
    Research Notes:
    Rosa Anne Mason (Grosvenor) (1817-1872) daughter of James Brown Mason (1774-1819) and Alice Brown Mason (1777-1823).
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. James A. Briggs , 1977-06-15
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