Peter Townsend (1770-1857)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
inscriptions: on the back: "Geo. W. L. Ladd/Portrait in Miniature/Painter."
The subject was the son of Peter and Hannah (Hawxhurst) Townsend. He followed his father into the manufacturing business and in the management of ironworks.
Gift of Peter Townsend Hornor
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