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Mrs. Joseph Manigault (Charlotte Drayton)

ca. 1801 Edward Greene Malbone Born: Newport, Rhode Island 1777 Died: Savannah, Georgia 1807 watercolor on ivory sight 3 x 2 3/8 in. (7.5 x 6.0 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Pearl G. Manigault 1970.296 Not currently on view


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This miniature of Charlotte Drayton (1781-1855) remained in the Manigault family of Charleston, South Carolina, along with a miniature of her husband, which Edward Malbone painted the following year. Joseph Manigault was a plantation owner, a member of the South Carolina legislature, and a trustee of the College of Charleston.

Keywords

Portrait female - Drayton, Charlotte - bust

Portrait female - Manigault, Joseph, Mrs. - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Edward Greene Malbone

Born: Newport, Rhode Island 1777 Died: Savannah, Georgia 1807

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