Elizabeth Bland Beverley (Mrs. William Beverley)

Artist: Unknown
Date: ?

Elizabeth Bland Beverley’s son, Robert Beverley (ca. 1740-1800), sent her portrait to England to be repaired by Robert Edge Pine in 1775. She was the husband of William Beverley (ca. 1696-1756). The portrait hung at Blandfield Plantation and was painted before 1756. The portrait is now missing.

“I have sent my Fathers & Mothers Pictures to be repaired by Pine, if alive, or any other Person you may approve.” – Robert Beverley to Samuel Athawes, June/July 1775 in the Robert Beverley Letterbook, 1761-1793. Microfilm, Rockefeller Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Decade: Unknown
Attributes: woman