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From: HAYDENCOX <>
Subject: Re: Quakers and Portraits
Date: Wed, 4 Mar 1998 09:27:14 EST
In a message dated 98-03-04 08:57:21 EST, you write:
<< I quite agree that Friends were averse to portraits. Most drew the line at
silhouettes. There are silhouettes for numerous Friends such as Henry and
Elizabeth (Sandwith) Drinker and Sally Wister.
So, the chances of me finding pictures of ancestors are pretty slim! Didn't
know they didn't like pictures taken. Would explain why my ggg grandfather
has no pictures of him, but a charcoal drawing was found!
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