Hugh Bridport, Mrs. Thomas Lee Shippen, ca. 1816, watercolor on ivory, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Natalie Brooks Sears Shippen and William Brush Shippen, 1999.87.2
Elizabeth Carter Farley was the granddaughter of Colonel William Byrd III of Virginia, and a cousin of the Civil War general Robert E. Lee. Her second husband was Thomas Lee Shippen (1765-1798) of Philadelphia, a confidante of Thomas Jefferson. Two of her children, Thomas Lee Shippen and William Shippen, were painted in miniature by James Peale, and are in this collection as well [see 1999.87.4, and 1999.87.5].
Mrs. Thomas Lee Shippen
- ca. 1816
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sight 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. (6.7 x 5.4 cm) oval
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Natalie Brooks Sears Shippen and William Brush Shippen
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- watercolor on ivory
- Portrait female – Shippen, Thomas Lee, Mrs. – bust
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