New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19. On August 14, we're opening Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine, a free, outdoor exhibition in our rear courtyard. See more details on our Visit page.

Mrs. Theodore Dwight, Jr. (1805-1870)

Object Number: 
Oil on composition board
Overall: 30 3/4 x 24 in. ( 78.1 x 61 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Eleanor Boyd, daughter of Samuel Boyd, a New York lawyer, and Eliza (Pierson) Boyd of Newark, New Jersey, married Theodore Dwight, Jr., on April 24, 1827.
Sizer, Theodore, The Works of Colonel John Trumbull: Artist of the American Revolution, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1967, p. 30. Catalogue of American Portraits in The New-York Historical Society, New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 1, 1974, p. 243.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Isabel Stuart Ferris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group