Miniature Portrait of James Goodwin

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Wash and ink profile miniature portrait of James Goodwin.  American, 1817. Watercolor profile portrait using a drawn outline design that imitates pinpricking.  Illegible writing above figure with pencil inscription below reading James Goodwins picture aged fourteen Clerk to Elisha Sears in the year 1817 Hartford Connecticut. Typed label on reverse with information about sitter, in a contemporary frame.