Nathaniel Heyward

Artist: Fraser, Charles
Date: 1829

As a young boy Heyward participated in the siege of Charleston by the British in 1780. He later emerged as an extensive slaveholder (about 2500) and at the time of his death he owned seventeen plantations, most dealing in rice along the Combahee River.

  • Artist's Dates: 1782 - 1860
  • Artist's Nationality: American
  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Support: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 4 3/8 X 3 1/2 Inches
  • Sitter's Dates: 1766-1851
  • Credit: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Grimball
  • Period: 19th century
  • Accession Number: 1990.004

  • Charles Fraser's Book of Records

    This miniature is listed in the Charles Fraser's Book of Records.
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