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Melza Riggs Wood (1870-1928)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.276
Marks: 
Signed lower left: " ‘ABEND’ / 55 "
Gallery Label: 
The subject, daughter of John Dunn Wood of New York, was married to Beekman Winthrop, a lawyer and banker, on October 7, 1903. Her husband became private secretary to President William Howard Taft in 1900 when the latter was head of the Philippine Commission. From 1904 to 1907 Winthrop was governor of Puerto Rico and held high administrative posts in Washington until 1914 when he became a partner of the banking firm of Robert Winthrop and Company.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
43187
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Gerrit Wolters (b. 1766)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1810-15
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.3 x 5.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild, through Mrs. Jane S.L. Remington
Object Number: 
1940.850
Gallery Label: 
Anne Lincklaen was the daughter of Anthony Quiryn Lincklaen and Gertrude (Hoeven) Lincklaen of Amsterdam, Holland. Her first husband was Benjamin Tack (d. 1799) of Amsterdam; they were married June 7, 1788. She married Gerrit Wolters in 1802.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1810
eMuseum Object ID: 
43185
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Egerton Leigh Winthrop, Jr. (1874-1948)

Classification: 
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 in. ( 6.7 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.274
Marks: 
signed and dated: at left:"Paillet/1893"
Gallery Label: 
Emmeline Dore Heckscher was the daughter of John G. Heckscher (1837-1908) and Cornelia Lawrence (Whitney) Heckscher. Her husband (d. 1926) was a lawyer and banker in New York. She was a member of the Colony Club and was one of the founders of the Girls' Branch of the Public School Athletic League.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1893
eMuseum Object ID: 
43180
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. John Christopher Wilmerding (ca. 1844-1926)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 6.4 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.271
Marks: 
signed and dated: at right:"Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
Georgiana Louisa Heckscher was the youngest daughter of Charles August Heckscher and Georgiana Louise (Coster) Heckscher. She married John Christopher Wilmerding (d. 1903), a member of the New York dry goods firm of Wilmerding, Morris and Mitchell, on April 21, 1864.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
43129
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Daughter of Horatio Gates Shumway

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1864-1865
Medium: 
Enamel on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 in. ( 6.7 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Colonel Stedman Shumway Hanks
Object Number: 
1959.21
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor the child represented in this portrait is Eunice Kinney Shumway (1860-1862), whose death date is sometimes given as June 1860 at the age of one month. It may, however, be Augusta Shumway (1862-1864). Both were daughters of Horatio Gates Shumway and Augusta Mary (Johnston) Shumway. The miniature was a gift to the Society from the subject's nephew.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1865
eMuseum Object ID: 
43008
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Horatio Gates Shumway (1817-1862)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1862
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: 
1959.18
Gallery Label: 
The subject was born in West Granville, New York, the eldest son of Colonel Duty Shumway and Eunice (Kinney) Shumway. He graduated from Union College and studied law with his uncle Horatio Shumway in Buffalo. After practicing for a while in West Granville he moved to Chicago where he built up a lucrative business. This miniature was a gift to the Society from his grandson.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1862
eMuseum Object ID: 
43007
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Albert Thieriot (ca. 1860-?)

Classification: 
Date: 
1899
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.3 x 6.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.248
Marks: 
signed: at left:"Weidner" inscription: on cardboard backing: "Carl & Fredrika Weidner, Pinxts/N.Y. 1899 No. 302/Mrs. Albert Theirot/nee Nellie Little."
Gallery Label: 
Nellie M. Little was the wife of Albert Thieriot, a co-executor of the estate of Rosa Delmonico, proprietor from 1901 to 1904 of the famous New York restaurant, Delmonico's, which Rosa inherited from her nephew Charles Delmonico. Her husband was a nephew of the donor.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1899
eMuseum Object ID: 
42860
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Victor Sorchan (d. 1961)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 6 x 6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.233
Marks: 
"Signed lower left: Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Charlotte Bronson Winthrop Hunnewell, the daughter of Hollis and Louisa (Bronson) Hunnewell, was born in Wellesley, Mass. She married Victor Sorchan (ca. 1863-1944) in 1894, and the marriage ended in divorce about 1920. She married her second husband, Walton Martin (d. 1949), a New York physician, in 1921. The subject published several volumes of French poetry, which she had translated, and four volumes of letters written by her grandmother, Charlotte (Brinckerhoff) Bronson.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
42835
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Frederick Sheldon (d. 1908)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7.6 x 5.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.228
Marks: 
signed: at left:"Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Amie (or Amey) Richmond Fearing was the daughter of Daniel Butler Fearing (d. 1870), a New York merchant, and Harriet Fearing. Her husband, Frederick Sheldon (1821-1907), was a writer and connoisseur of literature. The couple lived in New York and summered in Newport, R.I.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
42829
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. J. Lee Tailer (1870-1943)

Classification: 
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 11.7 x 8.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.245
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Weidner 1897"
Gallery Label: 
Marie Stirling was the daughter of Rear Admiral Yales Stirling, Jr., and Ellen (Haley) Stirling. She married J. Lee Tailer (d. 1918) of New York in 1894.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1897
eMuseum Object ID: 
42823
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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