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Portrait length color image of Peggy Shippen  aka. Mrs. Benedict Arold, by George Stuart.
Text: Signature image of Peggy Shippen  aka. Mrs. Benedict Arold, by George Stuart.

"Tory" background, became trophy wife to Benedict Arnold.

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.


Left close up color image of Peggy Shippen  aka. Mrs. Benedict Arold, by George Stuart.

Right closup color image of Peggy Shippen  aka. Mrs. Benedict Arold, by George Stuart.

Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart.
Courtesy Museum of Ventura County.

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