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William Bleecker, Jr. (1803-1850)

William Bleecker, Jr. (1803-1850)
Title
William Bleecker, Jr. (1803-1850)
Date 
ca. 1825
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Object Number 
1941.134
Gallery Label 
This miniature was acquired from Evert Duyckinck Newman, the grandson of William Bleecker, Jr. and of Margaret (Kingston) Bleecker. It was apparently executed around the time of Bleecker's marriage to Margaret Kingston. Her portrait was made in miniature around the same time. The two miniatures may have been exchanged by the young couple as mementos of their betrothal.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group