Thomas Robson

Artist: Bounetheau, Henry
Date: 1824

This locket was dedicated to Sarah Ann Catchett, who became Mrs. Robson in 1824. It features a romantic inscription and a decorative lock of his hair. "To the bosom of Sarah be this Image confin'd/An Emblem of Love and Esteem:/Bestow'd by a friend desirous to find;/A place in that bosom unseen. T.R. 1st June 1824"

  • Artist's Dates: 1797 - 1877 born and died in Charleston, SC
  • Artist's Nationality: American
  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Support: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 2 3/8 X 2 Inches
  • Sitter's Dates: 1797-1844
  • Signature: Bounetheau
  • Signature Location: at left
  • Credit: Bequest of John W. Robson
  • Period: 19th century
  • Accession Number: 1955.009
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