Mrs. James Madison (1731-1829)

Mrs. James Madison (1731-1829)
Title
Mrs. James Madison (1731-1829)
Date 
ca. 1816
Medium 
Red wax, glass, gilding, and pine
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 5/16 x 6 5/16 x 1 1/4 in. ( 16 x 16 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Bas-relief portrait.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Mary Madison McGuire
Object Number 
1939.245
Gallery Label 
Eleanor "Nelly" Rose Conway, the daughter of Francis and Rebecca (Catlett) Conway, grew up on the family estate at Port Conway in King George County, Virginia. She married James Madison (1723-1801), of Orange County, Virigina, on September 15, 1749. Her first child, James Madison, Jr., would become the fourth president of the United States.
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Creative: Tronvig Group