Ivory, gold, and mahogany; H. 4 in. (10.2 cm), W. 3 1/2 in. (7.6 cm)overall; image: H. 2 in. (5.1 cm), W. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S. Department of State (Washington, D.C.), RR-1980.0046
Miniatures were popular gifts between friends, family members, spouses or lovers. They were also frequent mementoes presented by public persons to correspondents or visitors.