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Watercolor portrait of Ada Byron

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Title
Watercolor portrait of Ada Byron
Names
Chalon, Alfred Edward, 1780-1860 (Artist)
Collection

Visual materials from the Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1835 (Approximate)
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Topics
Lovelace, Ada King, Countess of, 1815-1852
Genres
Portraits
Paintings
Physical Description
Watercolors
Extent: 1 painting : pencil and watercolor on paper ; 265 x 219 mm
Description
Three-quarter-length portrait, subject facing forward, body turned to the right. Her brown shoulder-length hair is curled in loose ringlets; a veil hangs behind her head. She wears an off-the-shoulder white dress with a red corsage at the center of the bosom. On the verso of the painting is a small pencil sketch of the subject, apparently done in preparation for this portrait, and written in an unidentified hand is: "Ada Lovelace / Daughter of Lord Byron / Chalon."
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f226e310-c547-012f-d7d2-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1780: Creator Born
  • 1835: Created
  • 1860: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Watercolor portrait of Ada Byron" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1835. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8562182e-4845-db2b-e040-e00a18060ea6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. "Watercolor portrait of Ada Byron" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8562182e-4845-db2b-e040-e00a18060ea6

APA Format

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle, The New York Public Library. (1835). Watercolor portrait of Ada Byron Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8562182e-4845-db2b-e040-e00a18060ea6

Wikipedia Citation

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Watercolor portrait of Ada Byron