Elizabeth Oakes Smith, ca. 1851

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Elizabeth Oakes Smith, ca. 1851

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This portrait of Elizabeth Oakes Smith (1806-1893) is attributed to Jared Flagg (1820-1899).

Smith, a native of North Yarmouth, was recognized as the first woman to climb Katahdin. She was an author, women's rights advocate, and noted lecturer.

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About This Item

  • Title: Elizabeth Oakes Smith, ca. 1851
  • Creator: Flagg, Jared
  • Creation Date: circa 1851
  • Subject Date: circa 1851
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 77 cm x 65 cm
  • Local Code: A86-947
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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