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Miniature Portrait of Bartholomew Berthold

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Identifier: 1951-007-0001

Title: Miniature Portrait of Bartholomew Berthold

Description: Miniature portrait of Bartholomew Berthold by John Wesley Jarvis. The back features woven locks of hair and cutout gold letters "BB". Berthold was born in Tyrol and settled in St. Louis in 1809. He married Pierre Chouteau's only daughter Pelagie and joined the Chouteau family's fur trading business.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: circa 1805

Type(s): Painting, Miniature

Maker/Creator: John Wesley Jarvis

Subjects: Fur trade


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