Elizabeth Williams Hill (Mrs. Edward Hilll III, d. 1710)

Artist: Unknown
Date: probably 1700-1710

Elizabeth Williams was married to Edward Hill III of Shirley. She died in England while on a trip. Her husband was in Virginia at the time and the news of her death was recorded by William Byrd II. This portrait was very likely painted in England along with that of her husband.

Dimensions: 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm.)

The subject wears a light blue wrap dress or robe with pink lining and a floral hairpiece.

Family: Hill
Decade: 1700s
Credits: Courtesy of Shirley Plantation.