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Professor J.B. Whittaker

ca. 1920 Alexandrina Robertson Harris Born: Aberdeen, Scotland 1886 Died: New York, New York 1978 watercolor on ivory sight 4 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. (11.4 x 8.6 cm) rectangle Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of the American Society of Miniature Painters 1965.30.3 Not currently on view


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J. B. Whittaker (sometimes spelled Whitaker) was one of Alexandrina Robertson Harris’s professors at Adelphi College, now Adelphi University, in New York. Conservation of this miniature was made possible through a generous grant provided by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.

Keywords

Figure male - elderly

Occupation - education - teacher

Portrait male - Whittaker, J. B. - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Alexandrina Robertson Harris

Born: Aberdeen, Scotland 1886 Died: New York, New York 1978

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