Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection

 

 


American Artist: William Harrison Scarborough

 

 

Portrait miniature of a Jacksonian era boy identified by the initials "D. W." -- attributed to William Harrison Scarborough

Jacksonian Era Boy Identified by the Initials "D. W."

American
circa 1845
attributed to William Harrison Scarborough (ca. 1810-1856)

2 x 2 7/16 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilded copper case with a cast foliate
border and bail, plaited hair in compartment to reverse,
and engraved initials of "D. W." to the reverse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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