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Peter Townsend (1770-1857)

Object Number: 
ca. 1815
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
inscriptions: on the back: "Geo. W. L. Ladd/Portrait in Miniature/Painter."
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the son of Peter and Hannah (Hawxhurst) Townsend. He followed his father into the manufacturing business and in the management of ironworks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Peter Townsend Hornor
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group