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Harrison Gray (1771-1846)

Classification: 
Date: 
1823
Medium: 
Graphite
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 8.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Helen M. Turner
Object Number: 
1935.55
Marks: 
Signed: on right:"[C.Hughes ?] 1823" Inscribed: back of frame:"Harrison Gray of Boston age 53 yrs." Inscribed: under pencil sketch on reverse:"Harry Gray, Esqr--aged 52-1823"
Gallery Label: 
The records of the city of Boston list a marriage of Harrison Gray, Jr., to Mary Hughes, on October 12, 1769; this probably refers to the parents of the subject, whose grandfather would therefore have been Harrison Gray, the last colonial treasurer of Massachusetts, who left for Halifax in 1776.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1823
eMuseum Object ID: 
41716
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. George Griswold Gray (1842-1924)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.90
Marks: 
signed and dated: Paillet/1892
Gallery Label: 
Susan Williams Irvin was the third daughter of Richard Irvin and Mary (Proudfit) Irvin of New York. She married George Griswold Gray on December 5, 1872.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
41715
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Archibald Gracie (1755-1829)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1795-1800
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 3.8 x 2.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Jackson
Object Number: 
1958.35
Marks: 
Inscribed: in ink on back:"Mr. J. K. Gracie/ 80 Broadway"
Gallery Label: 
Born in Dumfries, Scotland, Gracie came to America after the Revolution. He finally settled in New York and became very successful as a merchant and banker. The stately mansion that Gracie built for himself, his wife Ester (Rogers) Gracie, and their six children is today the official residence of the mayors of New York.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
41710
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Clarence Cary (1859-1945)

Classification: 
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.7 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.39
Marks: 
signed: at left: "Behenna, 1893"
Gallery Label: 
Elizabeth Muller Potter was the second daughter of Howard Potter and Mary Louisa (Brown) Potter of New York. She married Clarence Cary (1846-1911), a native of Fairfax County, Virginia, in 1878.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1893
eMuseum Object ID: 
41701
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Margaret Reeves Carson (1875-1967)

Classification: 
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7 x 5.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.38
Marks: 
signed: left: "Weidner" inscribed: on card backing: "Carl & Fredrika Weidner, N.Y. 1895"
Gallery Label: 
Margaret ("Rita") Carson was the daughter of G. Assheton Carson and Elizabeth H. (Reeves) Carson of Philadelphia. She was considered one of belles of her day in the early years of the 20th century and was very much a part of New York, Newport, and Bar Harbor society, as well as that of Philadelphia.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
41699
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

John Paul Jones (1747-1792)

Classification: 
Date: 
After 1781
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. J. William Middendorf II This credit line was changed from "GIft of the Hon. and Mrs. J. William Middendorf II" on April 30th to reflect the credit line listed in th
Object Number: 
1971.116
Gallery Label: 
This miniature is a copy of Charles Willson Peale's bust-length oil portrait of Jones (now in the Independence Hall Collection, Philadelphia). Peale executed his likeness in Philadelphia, probably between February and August 1781, after Jones' triumphant return from France as an American naval hero. It has been suggested that miniature copies of Peale's original may have been made in the early 19th century by James Peale or Anna Claypoole Peale.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1781
eMuseum Object ID: 
41671
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

William Sage Johnston (1791-1869)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1855-1860
Medium: 
Enamel on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Colonel Stedman Shumway Hanks
Object Number: 
1959.17
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the son of Major Samuel Johnston (1756-94) and Sarah (Sage) Johnston (1756-91). He held interests in public utilities in Ohio and real estate in Illinois. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his great-grandson.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
41668
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. John Gillies (1790-1877)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 6 x 4.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number: 
1929.13
Marks: 
Engraved: on back: "Ann Hogg/Wife of John Gilies/Born in Scotland, 1790/Died in New York City, 1877"
Gallery Label: 
Ann Hogg was the daughter of John and Jeanette (Smith) Hogg of Scotland. She was married to John Gillies in Scotland in 1810. This miniature, a gift to the Society from his grandson, was copied from an earlier miniature or photograph by Theodore Wust.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
41661
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Charles Carroll of Homewood

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.3 x 6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Thomas W. Streeter
Object Number: 
1957.31
Marks: 
label: on back: "[Copied from the original] Painted by Trumbull" signed: at left, under frame: "A.A."
Gallery Label: 
Harriet Chew (1775-1861) was the daughter of Benjamin Chew, chief justice of Pennsylvania, and Elizabeth (Oswald) Chew of Philadelphia. She married Charles Carroll (1775-1825) on July 17, 1800. Their residence, "Homewood," located just north of Baltimore, was built by Charles Carroll's father in 1802. This miniature is based on an engraving said to be after a portrait by John Trumbull (Collection Yale University). The engraving first appeared in R. W. Griswold's "The Republican Court" (1855).
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
41657
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Isaac Carleton

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1775
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 1 3/8 in. ( 5.1 x 3.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1950.5
Gallery Label: 
Isaac Carleton, of Charlestown, Mass., was a merchant in the East India trade. On a return trip from London he was murdered by pirates in the Gulf of Mexico, when all but the cabin boy were made to walk the plank. This miniature, a gift from Carleton's great-granddaughter, was probably executed during Ramage's short residence in the Boston-Charlestown area.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1775
eMuseum Object ID: 
41655
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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