biography of Ellen Oldmixon SULLY (1816-1896)

Birth place: Philadelphia

Profession: Amateur painter

Studied: Thomas Sully

Work: Hist. Soc. Penn. (her copies of her father's portraits of Charles Carroll of Carrollton and Bishop William White)

Comments: She was a daughter of Thomas Sully (see entry) and the sisters of artists Blanche, Rosalie, and Jane. She married John Hill Wheele in 1836.

Sources: G&W; Hart, Register of Portraits, 14; Sawitzky, Hist. Soc. of Pa. Cat.