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Object ID 1939.009
Object Name Portrait
Title Jane Adams Barr
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Bequest of Dr. Martin W. Barr
Year Range from 1820
Year Range to 1850
Artist James Passmore Smith
Made James Passmore Smith 1803-1888, C. 1825-1850
Description Miniature portrait on ivory of Jane Adams Barr (1795-1841), wife of Dr. Martin Barr: Bust view of a woman with dark brown curly hair, blue eyes, and a fair complection. The subject wears a white dress with an embroidered double collar tied with a pink ribbon. Oval gold frame with a glass window at the back for a lock of hair.

Dimensions W-2 L-2.5 inches
Dimension Details dimensions with frame
Provenance The miniature was bequeathed to the Society by the subject's grandson.
Subjects Portraits
Paintings
Portrait Paintings
People Barr, Dr. Martin W.
Search Terms Portraits
Miniatures
Paintings
Jane Adams Barr
Portrait Paintings
James Passmore Smith
Middletown
New Castle County
Place of Origin Philadelphia, PA
Medium Oil on ivory