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Catherine Bose Dobbin (Mrs. George Dobbin)


Half-length portrait of Catherine Bose Dobbin (1786-1875) Her curled brown hair is tucked underneath a white turban. She wears a lace collar and a thin gold chain over a black dress with gigot sleeves. She carries a red patterned shawl on her shoulder. She married George Dobbin (1774-1811) of Ireland in Baltimore on September 15, 1805.


circa 1830s


Oil on panel

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Gift of Mrs. Roberta Thomas-Platt

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