Huzzah! Elijah Boardman was able to successfully represent the Colonies is a positive light. Sometimes simplicity with just the right colors is the best combination. Is that the case with this week's selection. I apologize for the teasing size which is due to the sitting being too cheap to pay for a larger size. Perhaps you may feel she cheapened out on her outfit as well?
George Romney paints the earthly Mrs. Newbery (1782-4) in her simple brown gown, complete with fabric buttons, pale green ribbons, and plenty of white muslin.