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Portrait of Joseph James Nicholson

Description

Miniature bust-length portrait of Commodore Joseph James Nicholson (1791-1838) by Anna Claypoole Peale (1791-1898). Nicholson wears blue military uniform with gold epaulettes and buttons, with blue and gold medallion on proper left chest.

Date

1827

Materials

Watercolor, ivory, metal

Dimensions

2.5 H x 2 W inches

Resource ID

7849

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Robert Fenwick Brent (Alice G. Harris)

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.