This miniature portrait, painted by an unknown artist, is of the first three children of James Caldwell 1759-1838 and his wife Elizabeth Stamford 1754-1831. It would have been painted around 1790. It is likely that this artist painted a group, as there is also known a portrait of their aunt Hannah Stamford painted and framed presumably at the same time. Both frames have red leather to the rear.
These three children were:
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