Mary Cumming McWhorter (c. 1737-1807)

Object Number: 
1895.7
Date: 
c. 1795-1800
Medium: 
Pastel on brown paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 7 5/8 in. ( 24.4 x 19.4 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Mary Cumming was the daughter of Robert Cumming, merchant and high sheriff of the county of Monmouth, New Jersey, and Mary (Noble) Cumming of Freehold, New Jersey. She married the Rev. Alexander McWhorter in October 1758. Mrs. McWhorter was one of the sponsors of the Female Free School in Newark. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her great-grandson.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George C. McWhorter
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Creative: Tronvig Group