Ephraim Mikell Seabrook

Artist: Unknown
Date: ca. 1820

Seabrook entered the College of New Jersey (Princeton) as a sophomore in 1820 and graduated with the Class of 1823. A resident of Edisto Island, he wrote the History of the Episcopal Church on Edisto Island. He was a member of the Secession Convention. According to tradition, the miniature was painted while Seabrook was at Princeton. It is a simply and carefully painted likeness.


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

  • Medium: Watercolor
  • Support: Ivory
  • Dimensions: 2 5/8 X 2 1/8 Inches
  • Sitter's Dates: (d. 1846)
  • Credit: Bequest of Mabel Hanahan
  • Period: 19th century
  • Accession Number: 1935.007.0001
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