Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object ID 1943.021
Object Name Portrait
Title Archibald Hamilton
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Bequest of Mrs. Mary H.J. Bush
Year Range from 1805
Year Range to 1840
Description Miniature portrait on ivory of Archibald Hamilton (1782-1841): Bust view of a man with thinning brown wavy hair, blue eyes, and rosy cheeks. The subject is wearing a black coat and white shirt and cravat. The portrait is edged in dark green velvet and comes in a red leather case with pale green silk lining and a gold composition oval frame around the inside of the case.
Dimensions W-2.5 L-3 inches
Dimension Details dimensions with case
Provenance The miniature was originally presented to Mrs. Mary H.J. Bush's mother by Miss Sally Hamilton.
Subjects Portraits
Portrait paintings
Search Terms Portraits
Portrait Paintings
Archibald Hamilton
Medium Oil on ivory