Adeline Morgan Thompson

  • Unidentified, Adeline Morgan Thompson, ca. 1840, watercolor, 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
Artists
Date
ca. 1840
On View
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
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Thompson, Adeline Morgan – bust
Object Number
1983.106
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