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Paynter, W B - portrait of a man
This miniature portrait is signed "W B Paynter", but the sitter is unknown. 599
The term "historical detective" may sound a little strange, but is the easiest way to express the intent of this research.
Seeking information to expand historical knowledge and finding, surprisingly often, "conventional wisdom" needs revision