Adeline Morgan Thompson

  • Unidentified, Adeline Morgan Thompson, ca. 1840, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mildred A. Thompson, 1983.106

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Adeline Morgan Thompson was born around 1799. She married Allen Thompson, a printer in Philadelphia, and together they had eight children. In this portrait, her simple hairstyle and fashionably revealing dress emphasize her elegant jewelry and make her appear younger than her forty years.

Title
Adeline Morgan Thompson
Artist
Date
ca. 1840
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 2 in. (6.4 x 5.1 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mildred A. Thompson

Mediums
Mediums Description
watercolor on ivory
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Thompson, Adeline Morgan – bust
Object Number
1983.106
Palette
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