Miniature portrait of Persis Sibley Andrews and daughter, 1844

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Miniature portrait of Persis Sibley Andrews and daughter, 1844

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Miniature portrait of Persis Sibley Andrews (1813-1891) of Dixfield and daughter Charlotte, 1844.

Andrews wrote in her diary on Feb. 22, 1844, "Miss Wardwell – a Miniature painter, is here, & she excels in her art, If I am any judge."

Persis Sibley of Freedom married Charles Andrews (1814-1852) in 1842. They had two daughters, Charlotte Buxton Andrews (b. 1843) and Persis Nevins Andrews (b. 1847).

After Andrews death, she married in 1855, Alvah Black (1817-1882), and they had one child, Charles Alvah Black (1856-1899).

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About This Item

  • Title: Miniature portrait of Persis Sibley Andrews and daughter, 1844
  • Creator: Wardwell
  • Creation Date: 1844
  • Subject Date: 1844
  • Town: Dixfield
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: watercolor on ivory
  • Dimensions: 6 cm x 7 cm
  • Local Code: 271*
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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