Identification on verso (handwritten): Mrs. Benjamin Rush Spencer Angelique Marie Martin better know to the public as "Lilly" Martin Spencer, the artist, born in Exeter, England (b. 11/26/1822-d. 5/22/1902). Emigrated to the USA, Oct. 30, 1830, when 7 yrs old Daughter of Gilles Marie Martin, and his wife Angelique Perrine Lepetit, both of whom were born in France, from St. Malo Married in Exeter, England, 12/1/1840. Published in: Archives of American Art Journal v. 12, no. 4, p. 13
Lilly Martin Spencer, ca. 1900 / Herve Homer, photographer. Lilly Martin Spencer papers, 1825-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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