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American School, 19th Century Miniature Portrait of Francis Jackson Ward

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2996M
Lot:
298
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$523$425

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Auction:
Discovery - 2996M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 23, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

American School, 19th Century

Miniature Portrait of Francis Jackson Ward
Unsigned.
Oil on paper, 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in., in a gilt mount, the back with lock of hair and engraved "1833/FRANCIS J. WARD/AGED 3 years/Son of NAHUM and SUSAN G. WARD."
Condition: Minor toning to paper, suspension loop has been resoldered.

Note: According to genealogical sources Francis Jackson Ward was born September 17, 1830 in Roxbury, Massachusetts, to Nahum (1801-1858) and Susan Stetson Gurney Ward (1811-1843). Francis died January 14, 1912 in Boston, and is buried in the Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

FRANCIS J. WARD, SUSAN G. WARD, Geography of Massachusetts, Massachusetts, Roxbury, Boston, Streetcar suburbs, Ward, Cambridge, Roxbury

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