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Miniature portraits by Eleanor Wiley.

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2011.003

Scope and Contents

Five miniatures painted by Eleanor Wiley. Previously cataloged as Artifacts --.5. Artifact 2011.003.001 Miniature of William Blount. On celluloid. Badly damaged. Scanned and a restored image available on CD, Oct. 2011 by Tony Long. Restored digital image printed and placed in original frame as Artifact 2011.003.001 copy. Artifact 2011.003.002 Miniature of John Crozier. On celluloid. Badly damaged. Scanned and a restored image available on CD, Oct. 2011 by Tony Long. Restored digital image printed and placed in original frame as Artifact 2011.003.002 copy. Artifact 2011.003.003 Miniature of Andrew Jackson. Painted on porcelain, framed. Artifact 2011.003.004 Miniature of Andrew Johnson. On porcelain; broken in 2 pieces. Scanned and a restored image available on CD, Oct. 2011 by Tony Long. Restored digital image printed and placed in original frame as Artifact 2011.003.004 copy. Artifact 2011.003.005 Miniature of John Sevier. Painted on porcelain, framed.

Dates

  • 1920 - 1935

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

No linguistic content; Not applicable

General

The three miniatures painted in celluloid were self-destructing. They were sent to Tony Long for scanning and editing to restore the image on the scans. The CD with the scans is in the box with the miniatures. There is no known treatment for the original deteriorating miniatures. The original boxes were retained after the miniatures were re-boxed. Scanned & added to Digital Collection, November 2011.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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