Mary L. Deering, Portland, ca. 1815

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Mary L. Deering, Portland, ca. 1815

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Mary Louisa Deering (1805-1878), the tenth of eleven Deering children, lived all her life in the family mansion in Portland. Her father, James Deering (1766-1850), was a leading Portland merchant and patron of the arts.

William Bache made this silhouette in about 1815.

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About This Item

  • Title: Mary L. Deering, Portland, ca. 1815
  • Creator: Bache, William
  • Creation Date: circa 1815
  • Subject Date: circa 1815
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink wash and paper
  • Dimensions: 6.5 cm x 5.25 cm
  • Local Code: 2001.203.002
  • Object Type: Image

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