Sarah Ann Lake Spencer (1818-?)

Object Number: 
1943.325
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 )
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Cora McDowell, the sitter's granddaughter
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Creative: Tronvig Group