Peggy Shippen Historical Figure

Image

1977-103.6(1).jpg
1977-103.6(2).jpg
Peggy Shippen Historical Figure fan in lap closeup view

Title

Peggy Shippen Historical Figure

Identifier

1977-103.6

Source

Accession No.: 1977-103.6

Description

The daughter of a prominent Philadelphia loyalist, Peggy Shippen married Benedict Arnold in 1779. She was suspected of aiding her husband’s treason and accompanied him into exile.

This sculpture is part of American Revolution! George Stuart Historical Figures ® on display at the Museum of Ventura County 2021-2022. More on the figures at the George S. Stuart Historical Figures, US Patriots and Founders webpage.

Creator

Stuart, George S.

Date

1960s-1970s

Format

Figure

Subject

Arnold, Margaret Shippen--1760-1804
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ojai (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

Historical Figures® by George S. Stuart
Images © copyright Peter d'Aprix & Dee Finning

Type

Physical Object (Figure)

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Stuart, George S., “Peggy Shippen Historical Figure,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed August 12, 2022, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4632.