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Elizabeth Naden (ca. 1739–1808)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: 1756
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 30 x 25 in. ( 76.2 x 63.5 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of the Estate of Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant Jr.
Object Number: 1957.52
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Elizabeth Naden lived in Boston with her stepfather, Major Abraham Mortier, and her mother, Martha Naden Mortier, before becoming the wife of John Appy in 1757. Appy, secretary to the general and judge advocate of the British Army in North America, left her a widow four years later. In 1767 she married Goldsborough Banyar Sr., and went to live in Albany where she remained for the rest of her life.

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The Augustus Van Horne Stuyvesant Jr. Collection