Probably Phoebe Parkhurst Mann

attributed to Rufus Porter, American, 1792 - 1884


about 1822-1824

Pen and ink, ink wash, and watercolor over traces of graphite on wove paper

Sheet (Irreg.): 3 13/16 × 2 5/8 in. (9.7 × 6.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Virginia V. Thorndike



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name




Not on view

Course History

HIST 9.01, America: From Invasion to Independence, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2019

Exhibition History

American Folk Art at the Hood Museum of Art (a thematic partial permanent gallery installation); Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 16, 2015.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 31, 2019-January 20, 2020.

Publication History

Linda Carter Lefko and Jane E. Radcliffe, Folk Art Murals of the Rufus Porter School, New England Landscapes, 1825-1845, Atglen, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2011, ill. p. 21.


Descended in the family of Solomon Mann to Albert Mann, III (born 1883); to his daughter, Margaret Mann Palmer (born 1909); to her niece, Virginia Vernon Thorndike (b. 1948), Monkton, Maryland; given to present collection, 2009.

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