Title: Engraving of Abigail Adams
Description: Abigail Adams thought it improper to be painted bareheaded, so she is portrayed wearing a delicate lace cap. Mrs. Adams was known for her wit, her intelligence, and her striking beauty. In this engraving, done in 1800, she is fifty-six years old.
Date: copyright 1903
Creator: Bureau of National Literature of Art
Credit: White House Historical Association