Older woman with brown eyes and dark hair braided up and wearing a light white/grey bonnet.  Draped over her shoulders is a grey fringed shawl with darker crewel-like designs.  Underneath she is wearing a dark garment with a white scarf at her neck.  The background is a solid dark brown.

Mary Jennings Seward Portrait by William Morgan

c. Mid 19th Century

Oil portrait on canvas of Mary Jennings Seward (1769-1844).  Mother of Secretary Wm. H . Seward. Painted by Artist William Morgan after original by Frederick Spencer.