Phoebe & Maria Baldwin

Phoebe and Maria Baldwin

Phoebe Willcocks Baldwin was the mother of Robert Baldwin, remembered as the "Father of Responsible Government" and the first prime minister of the Province of Canada in the 1840s. In this early family portrait from Upper Canada, Phoebe is portrayed with Baldwin's eldest daughter Maria.

Phoebe & Maria Baldwin
Unknown Artist
1833
Oil on canvas
Gift of Mrs. Ann Hampson

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