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Stephen Decatur Jr.

Artist/Maker:William Russell Birch (American, b.1755, d.1834), painter

Date:1807

Place:United States

Classification:Portrait Miniature/Painting

Measurements:3 9/16 x 2 7/8 in. (9 x 7.3 cm)

Medium:enamel on copper

Credit Line:Museum Purchase with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fleischmann III in honor of Julie Aronson for her work on the Perfect Likeness exhibition and catalogue

Period:Early 19th Century

Accession No:2004.219