Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: Pierre Henri

 

 

Portrait miniature by Pierre Henri of John Clapham, British loyalist and colonial era official of the Province of Maryland




John Clapham (1735-1815), British Loyalist and
Colonial Era Official of the Province of Maryland

(identified by detailed family notes that accompany the miniature)

American
circa 1789-1790
by Pierre Henri (1752-1822)

1 1/2 x 2 inches

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gold brooch with a beveled glass lens

(Signature above is a copy of John Clapham's original signature,
as appeared on a Maryland one dollar bill, serial number 11101, dated
March 1, 1770, during the period in which Clapham served as
Comptroller of the Currency for the Province of Maryland )

 


Other portraits in the Tormey-Holder Collection by Pierre Henri
(click photos for larger views and additional information):

 

Portrait miniature by Pierre Henri of an unknown Federalist Era lady wearing a blue dress with a lace neckline

Unknown Federalist Era Lady Wearing
a Blue Dress with a White Lace Neckline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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