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Rebecca McCobb, Phippsburg, 1818

Rebecca McCobb, Phippsburg, 1818

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Maine Historical Society

Rebecca Hill married Parker McCobb in 1815. She was the widow of his uncle Thomas, in 1815.

The portraits they had painted in 1818 document the exuberant clothing and adornment of the merchant class of mid-coast Maine in the early 19th century.

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