Once Grand, Now Forgotten - Circa - NCMA - North Carolina Museum of Art
<p>John Singleton Copley, <em>John Burgwin</em></p>

Comments (8)

  1. Ann Myhre - Reply

    May 28, 2015

    As a member of the Capt. Johnston Blakeley Chapter of the Daughters of 1812, thanks for posting the information about Udney Maria Blakeley.
  2. Betsy Johnson Pearce - Reply

    May 28, 2015

    http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Professor_William_Woolsey_Johnson.jpg My grandfather's grandfather also sat for Thomas Eakins! How his portrait came to be in San Franciso's De Young Museum, I don't know. Good picturesAdvanced...
  3. Jean Colton - Reply

    May 29, 2015

    This was a very noble endeavor and I enjoyed reading about the "sitters".
  4. Jo Adams - Reply

    May 29, 2015

    I really enjoyed your information about these portraits. I have often wondered who the people are in portraits there in the museum. Thank you!
  5. James Kesterson - Reply

    May 29, 2015

    John, Absolutely fascinating. I am embarrassed to admit that I have had many groups in front of these paintings without digging out this information. Thank you for your work, looking forward to more. James Kesterson, former docent
  6. Rosana - Reply

    June 03, 2015

    I liked so much all your research about forgotten people! Congratulations! I have a question for you: Do you have any information about Duke of The Albemarle? We have just the basic history about him. I wonder to know more details about his personal life. maybe a had a movie? or Documentary ? Thank you for your attention
  7. Joyce L Black - Reply

    June 05, 2015

    Well done. I so throughly enjoyed the concept of this blog because quite often, I have found myself wondering who the sitters were. The "Find A Grave" website links contained wonderful information. Thank you. Your effort did not go unnoticed.
  8. Erica - Reply

    August 24, 2017

    Just read your blog... what a wonderful approach to post in the Find A Grave website! I have indeed wondered about the sitters. Thank you!
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