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Portrait of Abigail Smith Babcock (Mrs. Adam Babcock)

Born in Boston in 1738, John Singleton Copley became America's first major portrait artist. He painted numerous people in both the colonies and London, including the notable patriots John Hancock, Samuel Adams, and John Adams. The subject of this [...]

Item Type: Painting
Anne Green (circa 1720-1775)

Anne Green, one of a small number of women in the colonial printing trade, became publisher of the Maryland Gazette after the death of her husband in 1767. She was later appointed the official printer of documents for the colony of Maryland. This [...]

Item Type: Painting
Joseph Brandt

In 1786, while Gilbert Stuart was in London, the Duke of Northumberland commissioned him to paint this portrait of Joseph Brandt, a Mohawk military leader decorated by the British whose given name was Thayendanegea. As depicted by Stuart, Brandt [...]

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