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Sir William Pepperrell of Kittery was a merchant, a British officer, and a colonial governor of Massachusetts. He bought and sold African slaves throughout his life and left four slaves to his wife in his will.
This portrait by Joseph B. Kahill, (1882-1952) is after the portrait by John Smibert at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts.
About This Item
- Title: Sir William Pepperrell portrait, 1907
- Creator: Kahill, Joseph B.
- Creation Date: circa 1907
- Subject Date: circa 1740
- Town: Kittery
- County: York
- State: MA, ME
- Media: Oil on canvas
- Dimensions: 112 cm x 89 cm
- Local Code: A86-996
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Maine--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
- Pepperrell, William, Sir (1696-1759)--Portraits
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