Portrait of Mother Moran

Description (Brief)
Mother Moran or Mary Higson Moran, shown in the signed pencil drawing, was the mother of Stephen Ferris’s wife Elizabeth Anastasia as well as the artists Thomas, Peter, Edward and John, Moran. For Gerome Ferris’s etching of this subject made in 1880, see GA*14435.01.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
Object Type
Drawings
date made
1867
original artist
Ferris, Stephen James
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 16 cm x 10 cm; 6 5/16 in x 3 15/16 in
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
GA*16657
catalog number
16657
accession number
119780
subject
Art
Communications
Family
Portraits
Ferris Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Graphic Arts
Ferris Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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