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Maxwell portraits


Attributed to Abraham G.D. Tuthill

Portraits of Dr. Philip Maxwell, for whom Maxwell Street is named, and his wife Jerusha. These are believed to be their wedding portraits, and are dated 1822. A generous donation from the Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust, and Dr. Samuel and Mrs. Wexler, paid for their conservation and repair. The portraits were donated to the Foundation by Leslie Evans in 2010, a fifth generation grandaughter to the Maxwells.