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Mrs. Melancthon Lloyd Woolsey (1758-1843)

Object Number: 
ca. 1820
Oil on wood panel
Overall: 26 3/8 x 20 1/4 in. ( 67 x 51.4 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Alida Livingston, the daughter of Henry and Susan (Concklin) Livingston was married to Colonel Melancthon Lloyd Woolsey (1758-1819) and spent most of her married life in Plattsburg, on Lake Champlain, where her husband was collector of the port. He had entered the American army as an aide to General George Clinton and married Miss Livingston on March 23, 1779. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her great-great-grandson.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Melancthon Woolsey Campau
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group