List of items sent to Eastern State Asylum by Sarah Maria Galt

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List of items sent to Eastern State Asylum by Sarah Maria Galt


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A list briefly describing the artworks Sarah Maria Galt sent to the Eastern State Asylum, including a marble bust of Dr. Galt, various portraits of gentlemen, several landscapes, and several fruit pieces.




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Marble Bust 28, Pictures
Sent to the E.S. Asylum by Sally M. Galt

Marble Bust of Dr.Galt, with scarlet [crape?] drapery, covering the Bust.

Madonna. By [Murillo?] (Copy)

Portrait of a Gentleman, dress crimson velvet, style of costume prevailing in the reign of Charles 2nd

Portrait of a Gentleman, style of cosumte that [worn?] in the last century, shoe buckles & knee buckles; dress grey velvet.

Portrait of a Lady, with Rhetting in her [hair/hand?].

Portrait of a Gentleman.

Group of four, representing the 4 generations. (returned)

Portrait of a gentleman with hair powdered.

Portrait of a gentleman (By Sally)

Portrait of Henry Clay. (By Hubert)

Portrait of Chief Justice Marshall (by Hubert) both are paintings

Landscape representing a Flemish scene, painted on wood.

Landscape, a Turkish mosque (Hubert)

Landscape a pastoral scene [shepheness & sheep.]

Landscape, a Gipsey encampment copied from [Moreland?] by Dr.[Williamson?]

Fruit piece, watermelon grapes, peaches

Fruit piece. Basket of fruit peaches, figs, pears & grapes.

Fruit piece. Watermelon (pink) on a table

"Fast sailing yacht America"

Page 2

Four landscapes (very much in the style of window [blinds.?])

6 coloured engravings. Scenes in Mexico

Original Format

Ink on paper



Galt, Sally [Sarah] Maria, 1822-1880, “List of items sent to Eastern State Asylum by Sarah Maria Galt,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed November 28, 2022,

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