Mrs. Isabella Graham. of New-York.
Stipple. 145 x 88mm (5¾ x 3½"). Trimmed inside plate.
Isabella Graham (1742-1814), the Scottish-American philanthropist, and educator. In 1765 she moved to the United States with her husband John Graham, a physician of the Royal Army. Her charitable work, inspired by her faith, included running multiple schools for girls, founding several benevolent societies for widows and orphans, and giving generously to the poor. An estimated 50,000 copies of her memoir 'The Power of Faith' were printed.
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