Portrait of Erasmus Darwin Foote
Thomas Seir Cummings
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Watercolor on ivory portrait in brass locket with glass lenses on both sides
Image (sight): 2 9/16 x 2 1/16 in. (6.5 x 5.2 cm)
Frame: 2 7/8 x 2 7/16 in. (7.3 x 6.2 cm)
Frame (height with loop): 3 9/16 in. (9 cm)
Case: 4 x 2 7/8 x 1 in. (10.2 x 7.3 x 2.5 cm) (show scale)
Museum Collection Fund
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Thomas Seir Cummings (American, born England, 1804-1894). Portrait of Erasmus Darwin Foote, ca. 1832-1833. Watercolor on ivory portrait in brass locket with glass lenses on both sides, Image (sight): 2 9/16 x 2 1/16 in. (6.5 x 5.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 16.687.2 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.687.2_bw.jpg)
overall, 16.687.2_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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Locket has a small window on the verso (window is empty); companion piece 16.687.1. Miniature is housed in fitted red leather case with latch.
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