Thomas Seir Cummings (American, born England, 1804-1894). <em>Portrait of Erasmus Darwin Foote</em>, 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)

Portrait of Erasmus Darwin Foote

Artist:Thomas Seir Cummings

Medium: Watercolor on ivory portrait in brass locket with glass lenses on both sides

Dates:ca. 1832-1833

Dimensions: 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)

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Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 16.687.2

Image: 16.687.2_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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