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Elizabeth Parker Foulke Beirne

Description

Oil on Canvas portrait painting of Elizabeth Parker Foulke Beirne (1815-1864), ca. 1820, by James Peale. She was born in Pennsylvania and married merchant Patrick Beirne (1798-1876) of Ireland and Lewisburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) in 1855. The Foulke family was friends and distant relations to the Peale family through James's marriage to Mary Claypoole (1753-1828). Elizabeth and Patrick had two children. They are buried in Old Stone Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lewisburg, West Virginia.

Date

circa 1820

Materials

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

24.75 x 29 inches

Object ID

1974.15.1

Resource ID

7886

Credit Line

Gift of Louise Selby Sudbury Andrews in memory of her husband, Ethan Allen Andrews, Jr

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.