John Henry Brown, Mrs. John Willis Ellis (Mary White), 1846, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1938.11.2
Mrs. Ellis was the wife of the North Carolina governor who signed the secession order aligning North Carolina with the Confederacy. The governor died in office on July 7, 1861.
Mrs. John Willis Ellis (Mary White)
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2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (6.7 x 5.4 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund
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- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait female – Ellis, John Willis, Mrs. – bust
- Portrait female – White, Mary – bust
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