Emily Appleton

  • Sarah Goodridge, Emily Appleton, ca. 1844, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1942.11.1

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.

Title
Emily Appleton
Artist
Date
ca. 1844
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sight 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (3.8 x 3.2 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Appleton, Emily – bust
  • Portrait female – child – bust
Object Number
1942.11.1
Palette
Linked Open Data
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