ca. 1854 Thomas E. Barratt Born: England Died: United States 1854 watercolor on ivory sight 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. (4.8 x 4.1 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Willis R. Adams 1961.2.1 Not currently on view
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This portrait shows a middle-aged man in formal dress, with a high collar and flat cravat typical of the 1840s and 1850s. On the back of the miniature is a plaited lock of hair, a popular token of affection between courting couples.
Portrait male - Smith, Henry - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor