Portrait of Sir Richard Arkwright
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Watercolor on ivory portrait in metal locket with glass lens
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)
Engraved on back of locket, in center: "Sir Richard Arkwright / 1732-1792 / Inventor of Spinning Jenny"
Gift of Mrs. William Randolph Hearst, Jr.
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