Abigail Adams Historical Figure

Image

Abigail Adams Historical Figure
Abigail Adams Historical Figure bust
Abigail Adams Historical Figure closed fan attached to dress closeup

Title

Abigail Adams Historical Figure

Identifier

1977-103.162

Source

Accession No.: 1977-103.162

Description

Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams was known for her lively intelligence, for her wit and for her promotion of women’s rights. She read philosophy, poetry and politics. Abigail Adams was a great comfort to her husband as he shared his thoughts by letters during his many absences. Abigail was also mother of John Quincy Adams, the sixth President of the United States.

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

Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818
Presidents' spouses--United States

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., “Abigail Adams Historical Figure,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed January 26, 2022, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4639.