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Mrs. William Gage Lambert (1797-1875)

Object Number: 
1950.21
Date: 
1848
Medium: 
White marble
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 1/2 x 19 x 10 1/2 in. ( 59.7 x 48.3 x 26.7 cm )
Marks: 
signed: back of base: "C. B. Ives/Sculpt,/FLOR./1848"
Description: 
Portrait bust
Gallery Label: 
Sally Perley was the granddaughter of William Perley of Boxford, Massachusetts, who commanded a company from that town at the battles of Lexington and Bunker Hill. In 1820 she was married to William Gage Lambert whose grandfather, Jonathan Lambert, also fought in the Revolutionary War.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Sally Lambert Richards
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group