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Mrs. John Ludlow Morton (?) (ca. 1805-?)

Object Number: 
1944.357
Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 3 in. ( 9.5 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
Signed and dated: on mat, lower right:"T.S. Cummings 1829"
Gallery Label: 
Emily Ellison was the youngest daughter of Colonel Thomas Ellison and Harriet (Rumsey) Ellison. She became the second wife of John L. Morton on September 8, 1830. The miniature is attached to the back cover of John L. Morton's sketchbook album of friends' drawings, hence the tentative identification of the subject. The donor is the subject's granddaughter.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. Emily Ellison Post
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group