National Society of Colonial Dames of
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Portrait #930
Subject/Title:
Gard, Mary Vanttorne
Artist:Unknown
Date Created:1840
Owner/Location:Private Collection
Frame Dimensions:28" x 34"
Image Dimensions:24" x 30"
Materials/Media:Oil on canvas
Date Documented:1 October 2007
Condition:Fair

Description:Head and Shoulders life-size image of older woman wearing black dress with white collar trimmed with lace. lace, veil-like shawl drapes over head and onto shoulders.
History of Work:Inherited by present owner
Notes:Called "Aunt Gard" by family members. Her sister "Aunt Rush" was wife of Benjamin Rush, George Washington's Physician

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