Watercolor Portrait on Ivory, Circa 1810
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Directory: Fine Art: Paintings: Miniatures: Pre 1837 VR: item # 1226288
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|Watercolor portrait on ivory of a gentleman in an oval brass frame with loop. The ivory is inscribed on the back ”John Titcomb, taken in 1810, aged 22 years.” The frame is enclosed in an folding oval leather case with table stand on the back. There is a record of a John Hancock Titcomb born in 1788 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts and who lived in Boston. Leather case 4" X 4 ˝", Brass frame is 2 5/16" X 3 inches plus the hanging loop. The portrait is unsigned.|