Charles Fraser, Harriet Hampton, ca. 1835, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1946.11.7
Harriet Hampton (1791-1858) was the daughter of Wade Hampton (1752-1835), a Revolutionary War officer and major general in the War of 1812, and his third wife, Mary Cantey. The Hampton family of South Carolina was steeped in politics and military service. Harriet was also the aunt of Wade Hampton III (1818-1902), a noted Civil War officer and later governor of South Carolina.
- ca. 1835
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- Not on view.
5 1/8 x 4 in. (13.0 x 10.2 cm) rectangle
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund
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- watercolor on ivory
- Object – flower
- Portrait female – Hampton, Harriet – waist length
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