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Maker(s):Porter, Rufus (attributed to)
Culture:American (1792-1884)
Title:Miniature portrait of the Reverend Nathaniel Porter
Date Made:circa 1815
Materials:watercolor on paper
Place Made:United States: Maine (probably)
Measurements:Frame: 6 x 4 7/16 x 9/16 in; 15.2 x 11.3 x 1.4 cm; Sight: 3 5/8 x 2 11/16 in; 9.2 x 6.8 cm
Accession Number:  HD 2023.8.14
Credit Line:Gift of Juliene and Carl M. Lindberg
Museum Collection:  Historic Deerfield

Proper left profile portrait of an elderly man with white hair believed to be the Reverend Nathaniel Porter of Conway, NH, the founder of Fryeburg Academy, man wears a black coat, blue-grey waistcoat or vest, and a white cravat. Gilded wood frame with reverse painted gilt and black glass mat with oval sight.


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