Sarah Hudson Mellen Gilman, ca. 1824

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A miniature portrait on ivory of Sarah Hudson Mellen Gilman (1803-1884) who was the daughter of Prentiss Mellen and Sarah Hudson Mellen.

Her father was the first chief justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Her brother Grenville was a poet and her brother Frederick an artist.

She married Nicholas Gilman in 1825.

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  • Title: Sarah Hudson Mellen Gilman, ca. 1824
  • Creation Date: circa 1824
  • Subject Date: circa 1824
  • Location: ME
  • Media: Watercolor on ivory
  • Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 6.6 cm
  • Local Code: 1851*-2
  • Object Type: Image

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

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