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Mrs. William E. Stilwell (Lydia A. Ostrander, 1823–1909)

Object Name: Portrait
Date: ca. 1850
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Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: Overall: 27 x 22 1/4 in. ( 68.6 x 56.5 cm )
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number: 1931.56
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Lydia Amanda Ostrander was the daughter of Isaac and Lydia (Lockwood) Ostrander of Greenwich, Connecticut. She married her first husband, Lyman B. Sackett (1818-41), a merchant of Sackett & Bros. in New York, on February 3, 1840. She married her second husband, William Edgar Stillwell (1807-69) of New York, on October 22, 1843. Mrs. Stillwell died at 60 West 92nd Street in New York. This portrait was a gift to the Society from her husband's nephew.