An eighteenth-century mourning ring with the contents removed and replaced at a later time with a small miniature portrait of George Washington. The image of Washington appears to derive from John Trumbull's Battle of Trenton.
Until 1874, probably Gardner Brewer (b. 1806 - d. 1874), Boston; probably by descent to his daughter, Caroline Abigail Brewer (Mrs. Arthur) Croft (d. 1898), Boston; 1901, bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 1, 1901)
Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection
- After John Trumbull, American, 1756–1843