Elizabeth Gibbon (Mrs. Carlyle A. Curtis)

Artist: Withers, Caroline
Date: 1860

The miniature represents a child of about two in a slightly awkward pose. The mid-century fascination with locket-encased miniatures may be seen as a reflection of the Victorian emphasis on sentiment.


This text is adapted from Martha Severens "The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association" published by the Carolina Art Association, 1984

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