Portrait Miniature of Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804)

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Portrait Miniature of Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804)

 

 

Name:
Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827 (Artist), Hamilton, Elizabeth Schuyler, 1757-1854 (Creator)
Title:
Portrait Miniature of Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804)
Abstract:
This portrait miniature of Hamilton is displayed in the center of an embroidered border that likely dates from the 19th century. It depicts Hamilton dressed in a gray-blue coat and pink waistcoat, wearing a white wig. Embroidery attributed to Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton
Subjects:
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Format:
paintings, watercolors (paintings), and miniatures (paintings)
Genre:
Portraits
Place of Origin:
United States
Date:
ca. 1780
Physical Description:
1 miniature ; 2 x 1 3/8 in. (5 x 3.5 cm), with frame: 11 1/8 x 9 5/8 in. (28.3 x 24.4 cm)
Note (Medium/support):
Watercolor on ivory
Note (Ownership):
Presented to Columbiana (University Archives) by Edmund Astley Prentis, 1964
Library Location:
Art Properties, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
11868467
Digital Project:
Jewels in her crown
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8KP9JHZ