- Item 16130 - Sally Sayward Barrell Keating Wood, ca. 1820
- Contributed by Maine Historical Society
- Item 16130
- 1728px x 2196px - 5.8"w x 7.3"h @ 300dpi | Need a larger size?
- *Credit line must read: Collections of Maine Historical Society
By local legend this is a portrait of Sally Sayward Barrell Keating Wood (1759-1855), also known as Madame Wood, of Kennebunk. Madame Wood was Maine's first fiction writer. This portrait was most likely painted after she had settled in Kennebunk and lived with her granddaughter.Show Details
Sally Wood (1759-1855) published the first books of fiction in the District of Maine. She was born in York.