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Portrait of Susannah Shannon Pindar (1791-1822)

Object Number: 
1953.183
Date: 
c. 1820
Medium: 
Watercolor and white gouache on thin board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 6 in. ( 20.3 x 15.2 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Verso of frame backing inscribed with extensive family history and genealogy of Reed, Shannon, and Pindar families; very doubtful attribution to Jarvis from donor information
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Susannah Shannon was the daughter of John and Martha (Reed) Shannon of New York and Trenton, New Jersey. In 1809 she was married to Charles Pindar, Russian consul to the United States stationed in New Orleans. Following their marriage Pindar went into the grocery business in New York.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group