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Portrait (Photograph from Original) of Wife of Cotton Mather Smith (Temperance Worrington), (photograph)

Artist:
Unknown
Unknown (copy after)
Subject:
Smith, Cotton Mather, Mrs. (Temperance Worrington)
Medium:
Photograph
Type:
Photographs
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 37
A woman of strong mind and great benevolence. On hearing of the virulence of the small-pox raging among the troops at Ticonderoga, and fearing for her husband's health, she crossed the country, which was then swarming with British and Indian forces, in a chaise, with no attendant but a young black boy, arrived at the fort in safety, and nursed the soldiers until the sickness had subsided. [P. 8.]
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 04080037
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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