John Adams in 1766, by Benjamin Blyth
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For a thorough discussion of the matching portraits of John and Abigail Adams reproduced in this volume, see Henry Wilder Foote, “Benjamin Blyth, of Salem: Eighteenth-Century Artist,” Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society
, 71 (1953–1957): 64–107, especially p. 64–71, 81–82. See also a note
under Adams’ Diary entry of [6 or 13] August 1766
at p. 318.
Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.