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Persis Sibley theorem fan, 1832

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Persis Sibley theorem fan, 1832

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Persis Sibley was19 when she painted this theorem fan.

Sibley, who grew up in Freedom, was single until age 28, when she married Charles Andrews, an Augusta lawyer.

Theorem painters used a variety of stencils for each painting, which allowed them to create vivid pictures.

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  • Title: Persis Sibley theorem fan, 1832
  • Creator: Black, Persis Sibley
  • Creation Date: 1832
  • Subject Date: 1832
  • State: ME
  • Media: Watercolor on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 41 x 27
  • Local Code: 271*u-2
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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