Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American Artist: Elkanah Tisdale



Portrait miniature by Elkanah Tisdale of a young, Federalist Era gentleman

Young, Federalist Era Gentleman

circa 1794

by Elkanah Tisdale

2 1/8 x 2 5/8 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a gold case, with a
glazed compartment to the reverse containing plaited hair



Other portraits in the Tormey-Holder Collection by Elkanah Tisdale
(click photo for larger view and additional information):


Portrait miniature by Elkanah Tisdale of Sarah Scoville née Eliot, of Albany, New York

Sarah Scoville née Eliot (Mrs. John Scoville;
1772-1852), of Albany New York



Portrait miniature by Elkanah Tisdale of an Early American lady holding a baby in her arms

Federalist Era American Lady
Holding a Baby in Her Arms



Federalist Era Gentleman
with Powdered Hair



Early Nineteenth Century American Gentleman








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