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Pair of portrait miniatures of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Augusts St. John

Object Number: 
1952.335ab
Date: 
ca. 1875-85
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; silk velvet; metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 11.4 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
Pair of portrait miniatures of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Augustus St. John mounted together in red velvet presentation board with gold metal monograms and devices.
Gallery Label: 
Eliza De Pau Fox was the daughter of Samuel Mickle Fox, Jr., and Elizabeth Marie Antoinette (De Pau) Fox (1803-64). She married Frederick Arthur Saint John on March 28, 1857, and lived with her husband on the island of Jersey. This miniature portrait of her was a gift to the Society from her niece.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Cecil Shaw
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group