JAMES H. GILLESPIE (BRITISH-AMERICAN, B. 1793), ATTRIBUTED, MINIATURE PORTRAIT OF A GENTLEMAN, watercolor and graphite on card, a bust-length profile view of a young man in frock coat and high collar. Label verso inscribed "Capt. Hall / Jamestown Pa". No signature located. Encased in likely original frame. Circa 1830. 2 3/4" x 2 1/4" object. Catalogue Note: After working in London, Edinburgh, and Liverpool in the 1820s, Gillespie appeared in Halifax (NS) in 1829. By 1837 he was in Baltimore and in December 1838 in Philadelphia, having just previously worked in NYC.
Excellent visual condition. Not examined out of frame.