This is part of a collection of miniature portraits. To go to the Home page, or to view other American, British, and European miniatures in the collection, please use the links that appear when the page is fully loaded.
Wiltschek, C S - portraits of 20C ladies
Both these miniature portraits are signed "C S Wiltschek". For more about the artist, see the adjacent miniature.
The older sitter is not known and the younger one is only known as F N Collins. 770, 1180
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