ca. 1844 Sarah Goodridge Born: Templeton, Massachusetts 1788 Died: Boston, Massachusetts 1853 watercolor on ivory sight 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (3.8 x 3.2 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund 1942.11.1 Not currently on view
Luce Center Label
This miniature of Emily Appleton (1821-1844) in inscribed on the back of the locket with her name and death date, and includes a lock of the young woman’s hair. These clues suggest that this is a memorial miniature.
Portrait female - Appleton, Emily - bust
Portrait female - child - bust
painting - miniature
paint - watercolor