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Thomas Williams, of Annapolis

ca. 1800 Robert Field Born: Gloucestershire, England Died: Kingston, Jamaica 1819 watercolor on ivory sight 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (8.2 x 6.3 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1978.67.2 Not currently on view


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Colonel Thomas Williams was born in 1767, and died in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, where he had been one of the leading figures in civil and military affairs. This portrait shows the distinguished gentleman in his thirties, just a few years before his death.

Keywords

Portrait male - Williams, Thomas - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Robert Field

Born: Gloucestershire, England Died: Kingston, Jamaica 1819

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