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Object Name Painting
Artist or Maker Benjamin Franklin Mason (1804-1871)
Date 1835
Description Framed oil on canvas painting, [Boston or Cambridge], Massachusetts, United States of America, 1835. Companion portrait of Mrs. Susannah Towne Nichols by Benjamin Franklin Mason; rectangular, oriented vertically; subject paternal great-grandmother of Rose Standish Nichols; bust length image, three quarters pose; head tilted slightly to proper left; subjects looks to proper right; subject in her early seventies; dark brown eyes and dark brown hair parted in middle; rosy complexion and aged features with subtle smile; wears white lace bonnet with maroon embroidered ribbon and lace trim, black dress with puffy sleeves, and double lace collar; gold bead necklace; cavetto-molded frame painted gold.
Accession number 1961
Accession Number 1961.368.2