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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: James Peale, American, 1749–1831
Subject: James Chesnut, American, 1773–1866

Colonel James Chesnut (1773-1866)

1796

Watercolor on ivory

3 × 2 1/4 in. (7.6 × 5.7 cm)
Lelia A. and John Hill Morgan, B.A. 1893, LL.B. 1896, M.A. (Hon.) 1929, Collection
1940.511
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Miniatures - Jewelry
Provenance: 

YUAG receipt for miniatures received from Mrs. John Hill Morgan, Oct. 18, 1940, and attached list of Mrs. Morgan's Miniatures has pencil note "Bayley" next to this object. Is that where Morgan got the miniature?

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