Portrait of Dalton by James Sillett circa 1800

Title

Portrait of Dalton by James Sillett circa 1800

Subject

Paintings, Miniature, Portrait

Description

Small oval painting on paper of man's head, sky blue background, delicate detailed brush strokes, man wearing red uniform, white sash from shoulder angled to waist, white angled stripes on lapel, collar angled up to chin, shoulder has silver cap with fringe, white lace ascot below chin, hair grey and tied back and visible on right end of collar, black bearskin hat with black pointed bill, hat has silk band with silver details and large plum sticking out of band on right side, back of the portrait is the writing " J. Dalton, J. Sillet Pinx 1800" Frame appears as old as portrait

Creator

Caroline Welling Van Deusen, Project Archivist

Rights

CC BY-NC-ND 3.0

Original Format

Painting

Physical Dimensions

2 1/2 x 3 inches

Files

Watercolor Miniature portrait by James Sillet

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Date Added
October 7, 2011
Collection
PORTRAITS
Item Type
Still Image
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Citation
Caroline Welling Van Deusen, Project Archivist, “Portrait of Dalton by James Sillett circa 1800,” E - A r c h i v e s , accessed December 12, 2017, http://citizenarchivist.omeka.net/items/show/422.