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Portrait of Sir Richard Arkwright


European Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ARTIST Unknown
MEDIUM Watercolor on ivory portrait in metal locket with glass lens
  • Place Made: England
  • DATES n.d.
    DIMENSIONS Image (sight): 2 3/4 x 2 3/16 in. (7 x 5.6 cm) Frame: 3 x 2 1/2 in. (7.6 x 6.4 cm) Frame (height with loop): 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
    INSCRIPTIONS Engraved on back of locket, in center: "Sir Richard Arkwright / 1732-1792 / Inventor of Spinning Jenny"
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. William Randolph Hearst, Jr.
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