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Portrait of Mary Hooker, granddaughter of Rev. Thomas Hooker of Hartford, "The Father of the Connecticut Churches,", (painting)

Artist:
Unknown
Subject:
Hooker, Mary
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 16
Wife of Rev. James Pierpont, and mother of Sarah Pierpont, the beautiful and accomplished wife of the first President Edwards. This portrait, during the British invasion of New Haven, July 5th, 1779, while hanging in the house now standing, No. 73 Elm Street, was bayonetted by the soldiers, who took possession of the premises (at the time vacated by the family) and used the house as a hospital. [Pp. 6-7.]
Hand-Book of the Centennial Exhibition of Antiquarian and Revolutionary Relics, held in New Haven, Connecticut, from June 10th to July 2d, 1875, in aid of the National Centennial Fund of Philadelphia. New Haven, Conn.: Punderson & Crisand, Printers, 12 Center Street. 1875.
Topic:
Portrait female
Control number:
AECI 04080016
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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