Elias Boudinot

Charles Wilson Peale, Artist
Oil on Canvas

Elias Boudinot was a lawyer and member of the Continental Congress. He represented New Jersey in the House of Representatives from 1789 to 1795. As an advocate for women’s rights, in 1793 Boudinot led a Federalist campaign to encourage New Jersey women to participate in politics.

Princeton University Art Museum / Art Resource, NY