Date: 1831

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.

 

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