Archibald Taylor (ca. 1750–1821) Artist: Edward Greene Malbone (American, 1777–1807)


Watercolor on ivory


2 15/16 × 2 1/4 in. (7.5 × 5.7 cm)

Credit Line

Lelia A. and John Hill Morgan, B.A. 1893, LL.B. 1896, M.A. (Hon.) 1929, Collection

Accession Number



19th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • Robin Jaffee Frank, Love and Loss: American Portrait and Mourning Miniatures (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2000), 184–86, 327n42, fig. 96
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Object/Work type

lockets, miniatures (paintings), portraits


Inscribed on back of card used to support hair plaid, a portion of a recipe ". . . parts water/ 6 parts wax/ part[?] of tartar/ the wax to be shaved and to/ be stirred in [?] the water./ Gum mastik to"

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