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Levinus Clarkson

Artist:
Thomas Seir Cummings (American (born England), Bath 1804–1894 Hackensack, New Jersey)
Date:
1845
Medium:
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
Sight: 2 3/8 x 2 in. (6 x 5.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Moore, 1923
Accession Number:
23.80.84
Not on view
The sitter (1765-1845) was a New York City merchant and the brother-in-law of Mrs. Thomas Streatfield Clarkson.
Inscription: Engraved on verso in oval medallion: To Annie / from her Uncle / L C
Engraved on verso along bottom edge: of her GrandFather taken in his Eightieth Year
Engraved on trimmed oval card, part of a certificate: This certifies [. . .] / is [. . .] / National A[. . .] / A. B. Durand [handwritten in ink]
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