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
Image 001\1928.01.02.JPG