Location: New England, Worcester County, Hardwick, Massachusetts
Artist: John Ritto Penniman
Materials: Oil on board
Measurements: H: 21" W: 18"
Oil on board portrait depicting Caroline Hathaway Mead (1797-1849), daughter of Captain Abraham Hathaway of Raynham, Massachusetts and wife of cabinetmaker Tilly Mead (see 20.1.239). Caroline Hathaway married Tilly Mead in 1822.
The portrait was painted by John Ritto Penniman in April 1831 in Hardwick, Massachusetts. Mrs. Mead was 34 years of age when the portrait was done.