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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.

Other Information

  • 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

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

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