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Artist: Aramenta Dianthe Vail, 1811 or 1819/20 - probably 1888

Gentleman holding letter

1840

Watercolor and gold powder on ivory, in wood frame

Unframed: 10.001 x 7.461 cm (3 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
John Hill Morgan, B.A. 1893, LL.B. 1896, M.A. HON. 1929, Fund
2005.133.1
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Miniatures
Status: 
Not on view
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 207, ill.

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