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Mr. Marling is well remembered for his portraits and miniatures of important North Carolina citizens. One of his most noted paintings depicts the State House circa the early 1800s. Mrs. Marling taught at the Raleigh Academy and specialized in painting on paper, satin, and velvet.
North Carolina in the 19th century developed its art and architecture in a different fashion than Virginians. Because of the lack of wealthy individuals in North Carolina during the early 1800s, residents tended to self-decorate their homes.