William R. Symons (?)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1830-35
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 6 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchase, The Louis Durr Fund
Object Number: 
1957.65
Marks: 
inscription: at right: "Vandyck pinxt"
Gallery Label: 
The subject is believed to be William R. Symons of Savannah, Georgia, who married Sarah Ann Burr (d. 1814) of Bridgeport, Connecticut, in the 1830s. This miniature descended to their only son, Frederick W. Symons, and remained in the family until acquired by the Society in 1957 from Mrs. Lillian Sturtevant Pingry, the subject's great-granddaughter.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1830
eMuseum Object ID: 
42820
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Frederick Edward Suse (ca. 1860-1919)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/8 x 1 7/8 in. ( 5.4 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.223
Marks: 
signed and dated: at left:"Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
Léontine C. Sauer was the daughter of Emile and Léontine (Marié) Sauer and the niece of the donor. She married Frederick Edward Susé (ca. 1851-1919), a foreign exchange broker, on October 31, 1883. Mr. and Mrs. Susé resided with their two daughters at 745 Madison Ave.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
42815
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

William Stillwell, M.D. (1768-1832)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1815
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 3 in. ( 8.9 x 7.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number: 
1929.16
Marks: 
Engraved: on the back of the frame:"Dr. William Stillwell/Born in Middletown, N.J./Jan. 5, 1768/Died in New York/ Jan.5, 1768/Died in New York/July 13, 1832"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the youngest son of Joseph Stillwell and Mary (Ogborne) Stillwell of Middletown, New Jersey. He practiced medicine in Middletown for several years, then settled permanently in New York. He was the author of several medical monographs, and was a member of the New York County Medical Society. This miniature was a gift to the Society from his grandson.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1815
eMuseum Object ID: 
42689
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Joseph Stillwell (1739-1805)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1770-80
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 4.4 x 3.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number: 
1929.19
Marks: 
Engraved: on the back of the frame: "Joseph Stillwell Esq. by Ramage/ Born in Middletown, N.J. /Sept. 28, 1739/ Died Mch. 8, 1805"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the only son of John Stillwell and Mercy (Burrowes) Stillwell of Middletown, New Jersey. He trained as a lawyer, fought in the local militia during the Revolutionary War, and was appointed to many public posts in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Her served as a justice of the peace, and as a member of the assembly from 1786 to 1802. This miniature was a gift to the Society from his great-grandson.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1770
eMuseum Object ID: 
42688
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

John Edwin Mortimore Stillwell, M.D. (1813-1873)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 5.7 x 4.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number: 
1929.11
Marks: 
Signed: at left:"Th. Wust"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was born in New York, the son of Dr. William Stillwell and Hannah (Seabrook) Stillwell. After graduating from Columbia College in 1832 he followed his father into the medical profession and graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1836. He established a large practice in the city and specialized in obstetrics. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his son.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
42685
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

John Edwin Mortimore Stillwell, M.D. (1813-1873)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1834
Medium: 
Watercolor on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number: 
1931.62
Marks: 
inscriptions: Signed Biddle Fecit. Painted when Dr. Stillwell was 21 years old about 1834. Written on back: Dr.John E. Stillwell was born in N.Y.C. son or Dr. William E. and Hannah (Seabrook) Stillwell. Dr.Stillwell was born in 1813. He married Elizabeth
Gallery Label: 
The subject was born in New York, the son of Dr. William Stillwell and Hannah (Seabrook) Stillwell. After graduating from Columbia College in 1832 he followed his father into the medical profession and graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1836. He established a large practice in the city and specialized in obstetrics. His portrait was a gift to the Society from his son.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1834
eMuseum Object ID: 
42684
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Richard (?) Sears (1749-1839)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1802
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. ( 6.4 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
1941.319
Object Number: 
1958.24
Marks: 
signed: at right: "J. Purinton"
Gallery Label: 
The subject is probably Richard Sears, eldest son of Daniel Sears and Fear (Freeman) Sears of Chatham, Mass. He was a farmer, landowner, and storekeeper in Chatham, and also served as a coroner and justice of the peace. He was a Massachusetts state representative between 1780 and 1814, and a state senator in 1804.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1802
eMuseum Object ID: 
42670
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Nicholas Brown Seabrook (1739-1790)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1780
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
frame: 7 x 5 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 14 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
Object Number: 
1931.63
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the son of Daniel and Mary (Brown) Seabrook of Middletown, N.J., and the brother of Thomas Seabrook. He lived in Virginia from 1763. This miniature portrait of him was a gift to the Society from his great-grandnephew.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1780
eMuseum Object ID: 
42663
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. John Steward, Jr. (ca. 1850-1920)

Classification: 
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7.6 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.237
Marks: 
signed and dated: at left:"Paillet/1893"
Gallery Label: 
Cornelia (or Cordelia) Schermerhorn Jones was the daughter of General James I. Jones and Elizabeth (Schermerhorn) Jones (1816-75) of New York. She married John Steward, Jr. (ca. 1848-1923), a member of the New York Stock Exchange, on April 13, 1871.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1893
eMuseum Object ID: 
42647
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Richard Stevens (ca. 1870-ca. 1963)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1897
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 Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.235
Marks: 
signed: "Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Elizabeth Callender Stevens was the daughter of Francis B. Stevens. She was married to her second cousin Richard Stevens (1868-1919) on November 11, 1893, in Hoboken, New Jersey. Mrs. Stevens married her second husband, Josef Forman, a Czechoslovakian diplomat, in England on October 12, 1925. The marriage ended in divorce in 1927.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1897
eMuseum Object ID: 
42645
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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