Polly Ouldfield of Winyah

  • Jeremiah Theus, Polly Ouldfield of Winyah, ca. 1761, oil, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of International Business Machines Corporation, 1969.130

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Polly Ouldfield was born into a life of privilege. Her father was a member of the Commons House of Assembly in London, and records indicate that he owned land in Georgetown in 1752. Polly's husband was a landowner from Charleston, South Carolina, who served as Commissary of Militia in the Georgetown District during the Revolutionary War.

Title
Polly Ouldfield of Winyah
Artists
Date
ca. 1761
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Dimensions
30 1/8 x 25 1/8 in. (76.5 x 63.8 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of International Business Machines Corporation

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Keywords
  • Portrait female – Ouldfield, Polly – child
Object Number
1969.130
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