Mary Amelia Foster

Unknown American, American


about 1871


Overall: 3 7/8 × 2 9/16 in. (9.9 × 6.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Margaret E. Spicer



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in red ink, on tape, on reverse: Mary Tyler / Foster; inscribed, in blue ink, on label, on reverse: Mary Amellia Tyler b. 1826 - d. 1904 / m. 1845 Edmund Dustin Foster; / She was paternal grandmother of Rena Foster


Mary Amelia Tyler Foster, Cheshire, Massachusetts; probably bequeathed to Elizabeth Sarah Petitcler Foster (daughter-in-law), Cheshire, Massachusetts, 1904; bequeathed to Helen Rena Foster Gearhart (daughter), Palmerton, Pennsylvania, 1942; bequeathed to Elizabeth Gearhart Spicer (daughter), Palmerton, Pennsylvania, 1946; bequeathed to Margaret Elizabeth Spicer (daughter), Norwich, Vermont, 1996; given to present collection, 2002.

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