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Wreath of Flowers with Photograph of Mother and Son
Artist unidentified

Location: probably Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Date: c. 1865

Materials: Reverse painting and foil on glass with photograph

Dimensions: 12 × 10"

Credit: Gift of Kristina Barbara Johnson

Accession Number: 1992.17.22

Photo credit: Gavin Ashworth

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Wreath of Flowers with Photograph of Mother and Son
Date: c. 1865
Artist:
Dimensions: 12 × 10"
Materials: Reverse painting and foil on glass with photograph
Credit Line: Gift of Kristina Barbara Johnson
Place/Region: United States, probably Baltimore
Description: Rectangular tinsel painting with oval hand colored ambrotype portrait at center showing seated woman in lace collared dress and a boy with a cap standing beside her. The portrait is encircled by a floral wreath in yellow, rose, bluish-green and blue. The painting is surrounded by a black background and wooden frame with a gessoed gold finish. A cardboard backing is placed behind the painting.
Accession Number: 1992.17.22
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