Carl Weinedel, Charles William McGinnes, 1833, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1945.12.3
Beyond his name, we know nothing about Charles William McGinnes. According to an inscription on the back of this miniature, it was painted in Richmond in 1833. The engraving also includes the date March 18th 1823, which may commemorate the date of a wedding or other significant occasion.
Charles William McGinnes
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1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. (3.5 x 2.9 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund
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- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait male – McGinnes – bust
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