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Portrait #57
Subject/Title: Unknown woman (miniature) - C21
Artist:Dodge, John Wood
Date Created:ca. 1850
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:1.25 x 1
Image Dimensions:1 x .75
Materials/Media:oil on ivory
Date Documented:6/3/2003
Condition:Good

Description:Head-shot minature of a blue-eyed woman with brown, straight hair parted in the middle and pulled back, covering her ears. She is in slight right profile. The gold frame has elaborate detailing at the top. Inside the locket-type frame is an oval photograph of a bearded man on cardboard, possibly her husband.
History:Purchased from an antique shop in Nashville ca. 1970.
Notes:Permission to reproduce by request only.

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