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
Luce Center Label
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.
Portrait female - Drayton, Charlotte - bust
Portrait female - Manigault, Joseph, Mrs. - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor