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Mrs. Daniel Phoenix (1765-1854)

Object Number: 
1950.251
Date: 
ca.1825-35
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Anna Lewis Phillips was the great-granddaughter of the Rev. George Phillips and the daughter of Jonas Phillips of Morristown, New Jersey. In 1784 she was married to Major Daniel Phoenix (1761-1828), a prominent citizen of Long Island who settled in Morristown during the British occupation of Long Island. He subsequently moved to New York and held various important civil posts including that of city treasurer.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group