This is a series begun in 2004 while living in Charleston, SC. My friend, a womens history professor, got me thinking about historical biases and I began to consider the fallacies that lay before me. What"s up with those people painted on ivory...
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Henrietta Marchant Liston (d.1828)
This Mrs. Robert Liston, painted originally in 1800 by Gilbert Stuart. Henrietta was the daughter of Nathaniel Marchant of Antigua and Jamaica. She married Robert, recently appointed British minister to the US, in 1796.The couple became part of the political world of the Adams administration. No children. This, complete in January of 2013. Sold.