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.
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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