Attributed to Mrs. Moses B. Russell (Clarissa Peters),(Massachusetts, 1809-1854)
Portrait Miniature of Augustus Hall. Unsigned, the sitter identified in ink inscriptions on the reverse. Watercolor on ivory, c. 1841, 3 x 2 3/8 in., in a molded giltwood frame. Condition: Minor paint loss on jacket.
Provenance: By family descent.
Note: Inscriptions on the reverse indicate Augustus Hall was born at 154 Dorchester Ave., South Boston, in 1835.