Unknown - portrait of a young man

Unattributed so far, is this unsigned miniature, although it is believed to be American and to date from around 1820. The background has some similarities to the colours used by Raphaelle Peale, but it seems unlikely to be by his hand.

There is part of a trade card inside the case which refers to A Lindsley, Wholesale Grocers, 79 Water (St), N...... or M......

This may relate to Water Street in New York, but no reference to Lindsley as a grocer has yet been located. However, in 1828 there was a place called Lindsleystown, in Steuben Co,, NY.

The sitter is unknown. 1223

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