Painting, Miniature

Object number
91.12.1A-B
Title
George Washington Topham
Creator
Malbone, Edward Greene
Date
circa 1800
Description
Oval miniature watercolor on ivory of George Washington Topham. Subject is turned slightly to the left and wears a navy blue jacket with six buttons; white shirt white kerchief, thinning reddish-brown hair, blue eyes,and ruddy complexion. Oval window on back of miniature contains some of his hair. Miniature is in copper frame and rests in red case lined with ivory colored silk. Given in memory of Ethel Brown's mother, Mary F. Shaw. See accession file for more information.
Materials
watercolor paint
ivory
copper
wood
leather
Credit Line
Bequest of Ethel G. Brown
Object Type
miniatures (paintings)
Related People & Organizations
Topham, George Washington (associated)
Malbone, Edward Green (associated)
Shaw, Mary F. (associated)
Brown, Ethel G. (associated)