Hannah Weld (1763-1842), 1804
| Attr. Gerrit Schipper (1775-c. 1830)
| pastel on paper
| 8 15/16 x 7 7/8 (22.80 x 19.80)
| inscribed, on verso, in the hand of Isaiah Thomas, Sr.: ‘Miss Hannah Weld. Taken in 1804 and at that time 42 years of
| Gift of Chauncey Nash, 1951
Ex. Coll.: Isaiah Thomas, Sr. (cat. 123 et seq.); bequeathed in 1831 to his granddaughter Hannah Weld Thomas Crocker (1803-27), who was already deceased; descended through the family to Agnes Olney Minot (1861-1944); purchased from her estate in 1944 by Maurice Rubin of the Colonial House Antiques in Boston; purchased in 1946 by the donor.
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