Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Paintings on a very small scale. The term is often applied specifically to small scenes in illuminated manuscripts or to portraits on vellum or ivory that were popular in Europe and America from the Renaissance into the 19th century. For paintings in manuscripts, the term "illuminations" may also be appropriate.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Levy family miniature portraits
Identifier: Mss 1099
Two miniature portraits of Chapman Levy, a Jewish lawyer, legislator, and landowner from South Carolina and later Mississippi. Also included are portraits of his mother, Sarah Moses Levy, and his sister, Eliza Levy Anderson.
Dates: circa 1789, circa 1835
Found in: Special Collections / Levy family miniature portraits
Frederick A. Porcher papers
Identifier: Mss 0038
Abstract Papers consist of memoirs, lectures, essays, correspondence, and other assorted writings of Frederick A. Porcher, Professor of Belles Lettres and History at the College of Charleston from 1848 to 1886. Memoirs concern Porcher's life and career, including his childhood on Cedar Springs Plantation, his education at Yale, his life in politics, his travels abroad, and teaching at the College of Charleston. There are also personal reminiscences on South Carolina history and politics and the...
Found in: Special Collections / Frederick A. Porcher papers
Trott family papers
Identifier: Mss 0136
Includes materials compiled by Charleston native Mabel Trott FitzSimons, including genealogical data and family history relating to Bailey, Cambridge, Cave, FitzSimons, Good, Gregorie, Hendricks, Trott, Venning, and Wood families. Also includes a copy of sailor Henry W. Hendricks' Civil War diary, and records regarding Myrtle Grove Plantation.
Dates: 1836-1981; Majority of material found within 1940-1973
Found in: Special Collections / Trott family papers