The Thompson Children

John Carlin American

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Carlin painted three miniatures in 1846 on commission for a David Thompson: one of Mr. Thompson, one of his wife and two daughters, and the present painting of his three sons and daughter. Carlin recorded that he received $60 in January 1846 for four children "in one group" and named the children: Gardiner, David, Charles, and Mary.

The Thompson Children, John Carlin (American, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1813–1891 New York), Watercolor on ivory, American

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