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Memorandum Case with a Portrait of a Woman's Left Eye

Memorandum case with an insert of seven ivory leaves and two pencils.

Artist/maker unknown, English

Made in England, Europe

c. 1800

Watercolor on ivory

Miniature: 1 5/16 x 9/16 inches (3.3 x 1.4 cm) Case: 3 7/8 x 3 3/16 inches (9.9 x 8.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Painting

* Gallery 396, European Art 1500-1850, third floor

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Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph Carson, Hope Carson Randolph, John B. Carson, and Anna Hampton Carson in memory of their mother, Mrs. Hampton L. Carson, 1935

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