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Life Portraits of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson's image was taken from life at least twenty-five times, from the romanticized representation of a minister to France at age forty-three by Mather Brown to the life mask of the sage of Monticello in his eighty-third year by John H. I. Browere.

Jefferson-era Recipe: Peas

Time for the April installment of our monthly series in which we post a recipe from The Virginia House-wife, a recipe book published in 1824 by Mary Randolph, kinswoman to Thomas Jefferson. Leni Sorensen, our African American Research Historian and a culinary historian of national repute, has once again made this month's dish and here we include her notes and pictures. PEASApril 2011