Mrs. Jacob Morton (1767-1849)
Oil on canvas
Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
inscription: on back: "painted by SFB Morse, Esqr PNA for JLM 1833"
Catharine Ludlow was the only daughter of Cary Ludlow and Hester (Lynsen) Ludlow of New York. In 1791 she was married to Jacob Morton and they occupied his family's home at 9 State Street. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her great-granddaughter.
Bequest of Mrs. Emily Ellison Post in memory of her parents, Charles Litchfield Ellison and Harriet E. (Morton) Ellison
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