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American Paintings and Sculpture
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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Samuel Finley Breese Morse, American, 1791–1872, B.A. 1810, M.A. 1816, LL.D. 1846
Subject: Gideon Tomlinson, American, 1780–1854, B.A. 1802, M.A.1808

Gideon Tomlinson (1780-1854) B.A.1802, M.A.1808

ca. 1809

Watercolor on paper

4 3/16 × 3 3/16 in. (10.6 × 8.1 cm)
Gift of the Associates in Fine Arts
1943.24
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Miniatures
Bibliography: 

Laura Fecych Sprague and Justin Wolff, Rufus Porter’s Curious World: Art and Invention in America, 1815–1860, exh. cat. (Brunswick, Maine: Bowdoin College Museum of Art, 2019), 63, fig. 2.10.

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