Painting. Miniature. Oval. Watercolor on ivory. Portrait of A.C. Allen. Bust view. Black coat and tie. White shirt. August Chapman Allen (1806-1864), co-founder of Houston, backer of the Texas Revolution, prominent businessman and later U.S. diplomat. Originally in a double-frame with 3598. Removed because paint surface was pressed directly into glass.
H. 2.16 x W. 1.63 in (H. 5.49 x W. 4.14 cm)
Place of Origin
Gift to San Jacinto Museum of History from Claire Allen Edbon.