Henry Smith

  • Thomas E. Barratt, Henry Smith, ca. 1854, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Willis R. Adams, 1961.2.1

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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
Artists
Date
ca. 1854
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. (4.8 x 4.1 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Willis R. Adams

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Smith, Henry – bust
Object Number
1961.2.1
Palette
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