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America’s Earliest Woman Miniaturist

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Researchers at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina identified the work of Mary Roberts as America’s earliest known woman miniaturist. This was revealed after discovery of a miniature portrait-painting signed by Roberts during the 1740s in Charleston, South Carolina.
Journal of Early Southern Decorative Arts (NoCar N 6520 .J67), Vol. 5 Issue 2, Nov 1979, p1-5, por, bibl, f