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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).
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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