Mrs. Horatio Gates (ca. 1734-1783)

Object Number: 
ca. 1765
Watercolor on ivory
diameter: 2 3/4 in. ( 7 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Elizabeth Philipps was born in Nova Scotia where her father, Erasmus James Philipps, was a lieutenant in the British army. She met Horatio Gates when he was a captain serving in Nova Scotia and they were married in 1754.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Austin Stevens
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group