Object Record

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Title Elizabeth Gibbon (Mrs. Carlyle A. Curtis)
Artist Withers, Caroline
Date 1860
Medium watercolor
Support ivory
Dimensions 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 inches
Signature Caroline Withers 1860
Signature Location left edge
Inscription NA
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Carlyle A. Curtis
Accession Number 1928.001.0002
Collection Miniature
Sitter's dates (ca. 1858-?)
Description The miniature represents a child of about two in a slightly awkward pose. The mid-century fascination with locket-encased miniatures may be seen as a reflection of the Victorian emphasis on sentiment.

Notes:
This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984
Subjects Curtis
Figures
Portraits
Children
Girls