Mollie Crease Peay Worthen [1856-1944]

Mollie Crease Peay Worthen [1856-1944]

Artist: Painted by Henry Byrd [c.1804-1885]
Type: Oil on Striped Bed ticking
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Size/Dimensions: H: 29.75", W: 24.688"
Origin: Gift of the Mollie Walsh Estate
Accession Number: 94.8.1

This painting of Mollie Peay is a charming portrait by Henry Byrd, Arkansas"s most prolific painter of the nineteenth century. Mollie was born June 25, 1856, and was the daughter of Gordon Neill and Sue Crease Peay. She later married William Booker Worthen. Mollie Peay died in 1944 and is buried in the W. B. Worthen lot in Mount Holly Cemetery in Little Rock.

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Mollie Crease Peay Worthen [1856-1944]