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Lilly Martin Spencer, ca. 1900

Homer, Herve, photographer


Item Information

Title: Lilly Martin Spencer

Date: ca. 1900

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 17 x 11 cm.

Description: Identification on verso (handwritten):

Mrs. Benjamin Rush Spencer

Angelique Marie Martin better know to the public as "Lilly" Martin Spencer, the artist, born in Exeter, England (b. 11/26/1822-d. 5/22/1902).

Emigrated to the USA, Oct. 30, 1830, when 7 yrs old

Daughter of Gilles Marie Martin, and his wife Angelique Perrine Lepetit, both of whom were born in France, from St. Malo

Married in Exeter, England, 12/1/1840.

Published in: Archives of American Art Journal v. 12, no. 4, p. 13

Creator: Homer, Herve, photographer

Forms part of: Lilly Martin Spencer papers, 1828-1966

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Herve Homer. Lilly Martin Spencer, ca. 1900. Lilly Martin Spencer papers, 1828-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 6342