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Watercolor of Eliza Jane (Trafton) Sewall, York, ca. 1830

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Eliza Jane (Trafton) Sewall (1817-1880) of York was the daughter of Noah and Lavinia (Moore) Trafton. In 1840 she married Captain Joseph Sewall (1811-1892) of York, the son of Joseph Abigail H. (Gray) Sewall. Eliza lived in the Elizabeth Perkins House, one of the historic buildings administered by the Museums of Old York building, after her marriage. Note that the details of her book, her dress's collar and facial features are composed of pencil.

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