Page - portrait of a lady
On the reverse of this portrait is written "Page - Artist". However the artist appears to be unrecorded unless it is the Eliza Ann Page recorded in Blattel.
The sitter is unknown. The miniature would have been painted around 1820, judging by the frill around the sitter's neck. However, it has been later reframed in an oval daguerreotype case with a Littlefield, Parsons & Co label inside, which is dated 1857. Paul Berg gives this case the reference 3-409 Geometric and comments it is Scarce, which ranks between Common and Rare. 324
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