Sarah Ann Lake Spencer (1818-?)

Sarah Ann Lake Spencer (1818-?)
Title
Sarah Ann Lake Spencer (1818-?)
Date 
c. 1845
Medium 
Black ink, watercolor, brown ink, and graphite with glazing on card
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 7/16 x 2 13/16 in. ( 8.7 x 7.1 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Cora McDowell, the sitter's granddaughter
Object Number 
1943.325
Inscriptions 
Label affixed to verso of frame backing inscribed: "Sara[cut] / wife of [cut]"
Gallery Label 
Sarah Ann Lake was the daughter of Phineas Lake (d. 1853) and Martha (Tuttle) Lake (d. 1824). She was the younger sister of Utley Spencer's first wife, Laura Lake. In 1845, the year after this sister's death, Sarah Ann Lake was married to Spencer. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her grandniece.
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Creative: Tronvig Group