Mrs. John Gillies (1790-1877)

Mrs. John Gillies (1790-1877)
Title
Mrs. John Gillies (1790-1877)
Date 
ca. 1900
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 6 x 4.4 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number 
1929.13
Marks 
Engraved: on back: "Ann Hogg/Wife of John Gilies/Born in Scotland, 1790/Died in New York City, 1877"
Gallery Label 
Ann Hogg was the daughter of John and Jeanette (Smith) Hogg of Scotland. She was married to John Gillies in Scotland in 1810. This miniature, a gift to the Society from his grandson, was copied from an earlier miniature or photograph by Theodore Wust.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group