Henry Smith

This portrait shows a middle-aged man in formal dress, with a high collar and flat cravat typical of the 1840s and 1850s. On the back of the miniature is a plaited lock of hair, a popular token of affection between courting couples.

Title
Henry Smith
Artist
Date
ca. 1854
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
sight 1 781 58 in. (4.84.1 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Willis R. Adams

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Smith, Henry – bust
Object Number
1961.2.1
Palette
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