Description This miniature is a section of a steel engraving of John Adams, second president of The United States. Miniature portraits of important figures such as presidents and generals were kept as a sign of patriotism and respect. The portrait is framed in gold with a pearl border.
- Revolution! Documents from the American War of Independence. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2004.
Provenance A.J. Fink, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; A.J. Fink Foundation Inc., Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1963, by gift.
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963
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