Object photography

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Object description

  • American artist
  • Portrait of Nancy Blood Story, about 1835
  • Oil on canvas
  • New England, United States
  • H: 30 in, W: 25 in
  • Gift of Henry A. A. Kittredge, 1993
  • 103818


This is a half-length portrait of Nancy Blood Story. Mrs. Story is pictured seated and almost full face. She wears a black dress and a lace bonnet with pink ribbons. Further Remarks: Nancy Blood Story, 1790-1839. Mrs. Story was born in Hollis, New Hampshire the daughter of Jacob and Rachel Blood, she was baptized August 27, 1790. She was married March 22, 1823 to John Story of Marblehead, Massachusetts. She died December 14, 1839.

Exhibition History

  • American Decorative Arts exhibition, Peabody Essex Museum; June 03, 2003 through Present