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Martha Washington
Original Author: Charles Willson Peale
Created: 1772
Medium: Polychrome watercolors on ivory miniature

Martha Washington

Martha Washington wears a necklace of natural pearls—a symbol of great wealth—in this miniature watercolor portrait painted on ivory in 1772 by the renowned artist Charles Willson Peale. Pearls on her dress and in her hair complete the elegant outfit.

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