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Hardy's portrait of a girl, Bangor, 1850

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Wearing two rings, a bracelet, earrings, a gold necklace, and a black collar brooch, this unidentified young girl probably was from the Bangor area. Her jewelry, dress, and surroundings – likely the painter's invention – all give her an air of sophistication and prosperity.

Painter Jeremiah Pearson Hardy (1800-1887) worked primarily in Bangor, where he moved in 1826.

Other Information

  • Title: Hardy's portrait of a girl, Bangor, 1850
  • Creator: Hardy, Jeremiah Pearson
  • Creation Date: 1850
  • Subject Date: 1850
  • Town: Bangor
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions (cm): 36.3 x 31.4
  • Local Code: 1999.235
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

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

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