Drawing of Maryann Bacon Whittlesey

Object ID:
Images of People
pencil on paper
Thomas Hanford Wentworth (1781-1849)
ca. 1820
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Saratoga, NY
5 3/4" length x 6 7/8" width
Young woman facing left. Hair with front Greek curls, back pulled to bun with tortoise shell comb. Lace, eyes, comb, and lips colored. Dress has high ruffled neck, lace over shoulders and neck. Low-cut empire style with tie bows in back. Frame is concave black wood, glass is reverse painted black and gold to form oval.

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