Walter, Mary Ann Elizabeth (1806-1847)
Mary Ann Walter (1806-1847) was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of Robert and Marian Hancocks. She married Thomas Ustick Walter in 1824 and died following the birth of their eleventh child. According to her husband, “she was a lady of estimable qualities of mind, and of genial and engaging manners, fulfilling her duties to society with exactness, and propriety, and to her family with tenderness and love. She managed well the affairs of her household and, and trained her children with prudence and affection.”
21" x 25"
Oil on canvas; gilt frame
Thomas Ustick Walter Collection, The Athenaeum of Philadelphia