William Wilson

  • George Catlin, William Wilson, ca. 1826, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1980.126.1

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William Wilson (1762-1844) was born in Scotland and, after moving to New York, married Agnes Ann Kerr of Edenton, North Carolina, in 1786. Their grandchildren’s marriages into the Lamb and Repiton families of North Carolina are commemorated in four other miniatures in this collection, of William Boswell Lamb and his wife, Margaret Kerr Lamb (see 1980.126.4 and 1980.126.5), and Joseph Lavoir Repiton and his wife, Marguerite Tangier Repiton (see 1980.126.2 and 1980.126.3).

Title
William Wilson
Artist
Date
ca. 1826
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (5.4 x 4.4 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Wilson, William – bust
Object Number
1980.126.1
Palette
Linked Open Data
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