Amy Ware

”MISS MARGARET SIDDONS.
About 1820-5.

Daughter of Edward and Amy (Ware) Siddons, of Elsinborough, Salem County, New Jersey, later of Philadelphia. Married in 1811, at the Second Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Benjamin H. Kintzing, probably a son of Abraham Kintzing, of Philadelphia. He died as a sea captain on his passage from the Island of St. Thomas to the United States, March 2, 1825, in his 35th year. Her sister, Mary Siddons (1788-1867), a noted beauty, painted by Sully in 1812, was married in 1816, to Israel Whelan, Jr. (1783-1827), and had a grandson Henry Whelan, Jr., a President of The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Loaned by the Worcester Art Museum, of Worcester, Massachusetts.”

Reference Data:

Catalogue of the Memorial Exhibition of Portraits by Thomas Scully, by Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1922, page 59


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