Historic Massachusetts Subject - Portrait of Nancy Mann (1800-1876), of Walpole and Medway, Massachusetts, oil on canvas, unsigned, circa 1830. The wealthy sitter, with curled russet hair, is dressed in black with gold jewelry, in an ornate lace bonnet and collar having interlaced blue silk ribbon. She is seated in a balloon back chair, a church steeple visible through the window in background. Housed in a period black molded cove frame with gilt liner, OS: 33- 1/2" x 27- 3/4", SS: 27- 1/2" x 21- 3/4", cleaned and relined. Old note verso identifying her as Nancy Mann, daughter of Timothy Mann, she was a Grand-daughter of Col. Timothy Mann, one of the original Minutemen and Revolutionary War hero. Born in 1800 to Timothy Mann (II) and Rachel Ware. Genealogical materials included.