Mary Wallace Peck Mansfield album



Accession #:
ca1890-33-02
Category:
Journals & Friendship Albums
Creator:
Mary Peck Mansfield
Date:
between 1825 and 1826
Collection:
Litchfield Female Academy collection
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, Connecticut
Size:
1 bound volume
Description:
Autograph album inscribed: "Mary W. Peck from Edward D. Mansfield Jan. 1, 1825." Includes art work and hair memorials. Many inscriptions, including those by members of the Reeve, Beecher, and Wolcott families, as well as female academy or law school students, appear alongside poetry or watercolors. Some of the watercolors are attributed to artist George Catlin who attended the Litchfield Law School. A hair memorial to Judge Tapping Reeve is included with an inscription by his second wife, Elizabeth Reeve.


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