Alexander Murray


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The portrait of Alexander Murray (1755-1821) in the uniform of a captain in the United States Navy marks his appointment to that rank in 1798. The scene on the verso both celebrates his affection for his wife and family and memorializes their children who died.

Alexander Murray, Watercolor on ivory, American

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