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PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

Cephas Thompson (1775 - 1856)
PAIR OF MINIATURE PORTRAITS: MARY ALMIRA ROCKWELL (1804-1842) AND HER BROTHER EBENEZER WHELPSLEY (1792-1862)
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PRIVATE COLLECTIONS OF TWO NEW JERSEY FAMILIES

Cephas Thompson (1775 - 1856)
PAIR OF MINIATURE PORTRAITS: MARY ALMIRA ROCKWELL (1804-1842) AND HER BROTHER EBENEZER WHELPSLEY (1792-1862)
Estimate
3,0005,000
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Cephas Thompson (1775 - 1856)
PAIR OF MINIATURE PORTRAITS: MARY ALMIRA ROCKWELL (1804-1842) AND HER BROTHER EBENEZER WHELPSLEY (1792-1862)
Watercolor, pen and ink on paper
5 1/2 by 4 1/4 in.
Circa 1815
Salem, Massachusetts
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Catalogue Note

The reverse of Mary Almira's portrait inscribed Mary Almira Rockwell was born South Salem 1802; first wife of great-grandfather Ebenezer Whelpbey born 1792-1862, Cephas Thompson, miniature painter. Ebenezer Whelpbey was cook to George Washington.

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