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Hobbs and Henning Family Miniatures

Item

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Title

Hobbs and Henning Family Miniatures

Description

Henning and Hobb family miniature portraits, including mourning portrait of Susan Henning Hobbs (1816-1835) (top), first wife of Edward Dorsey Hobbs. Painted in grisaille manner to indicate her death around the age 19. The family miniatures were later framed together. Other miniatures include: Edward Dorsey Hobbs (left-center) (son of Mary Ann Hobbs), Mary Ann Dorsey Hobbs (center), Susan Hobbs Luckett (right-center)(daughter of Marry Ann Hobbs), and Fanny Henning Speed (bottom) (see also 1935.14).

Creator

Source

The Filson Historical Society Museum Collection

Date

Identifier

1981.8.20A-E

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Hobbs and Henning Family Miniatures,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 12, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/1405.

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