Portrait of Noah Webster

Object ID:
Images of People
watercolor on ivory
William Verstille (1757-1803)
February 12, 1788
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Wethersfield, CT
1 7/8" length x 1 1/2" width
Oval, gold band frame with bright-cut under glass; solid gold back with ring at top for wearing on chain; vertical hinged pin and clasp for wearing as a brooch. Full face of man with square face, blue eyes, high forehead, dressed wig. Subject wears dark blue, high collared coat, white jabot, neckcloth, and dark blue waistcoat.

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