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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.
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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