Mary Sessions


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Mary Sessions from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Mary Sessions. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Mary Sessions is a picture, with genre photograph and portraits. Its dimensions are 2 in. x 3.5 in..

It was created around 1855-1870.

Columbus Picture Gallery is the Creator. M.P. Rice & A.I. Rice is the Photographer. Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This photograph of Mary (Johnson) Sessions is from the Maynard Johnson Family Photo Album. Mary was daughter of one of Worthington's founders, Orange Johnson and wife Achsa (Maynard) Johnson. She married Francis Sessions on August 18, 1847. The Sessions were interested in promoting art and art instruction in Columbus. The Sessions art collection formed a basis for the Columbus Museum of Art collection. Francis planned upon his death for his estate to found the Sessions Academy of Fine Arts and museum to foster art education in Columbus.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0004_002.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on November 8, 2001. It was last updated October 20, 2017.