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Call #:
1986.29.1
Title:
Elizabeth Amory Ives Gammell
Collection type:
Paintings
Author/Creator :
  • Staigg, Richard Morell
  • Date:
    ca. 1870
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Portrait
    Materials:
    paint, oil
    canvas
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Newport
    Description:
    Three quarter view portrait of a young, dark haired woman in a dark green (cut velvet?) jacket adorned with lace, worn over a dark skirt.
    Dimensions:
    Height:51.5 in x Width:40 in
    Research Notes:
    Elizabeth Amory Ives Gammell (1830-1897) (Mrs. William Gammell) was a descendent of Nicholas Brown. Mrs. Gammell received the John Brown House as a wedding present in 1852, and held the house until her death in 1897.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. Duncan Hunter Mauran , 1986
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