Mary Owen Elder, Portland, ca. 1817

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Mary Owen Elder (1802-1858) of Portland had her portrait painted in miniature -- watercolor on ivory -- in about 1817. The daughter of Joseph and Sarah Owen, she married John Elder.

Written on the inside of the case are her birth and death dates and her name.

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About This Item

  • Title: Mary Owen Elder, Portland, ca. 1817
  • Creation Date: circa 1817
  • Subject Date: circa 1817
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Watercolor on ivory
  • Local Code: 4323
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

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

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