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Catherine or Hitchcock Stuart

Classification: 
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 in. ( 6 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Object Number: 
1977.23
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
831
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Probably Napoleon Bonaparte

Classification: 
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. ( 10.8 x 7.9 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Object Number: 
1977.24
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
824
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

James Madison (1750/51-1836)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1820-1840
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Madison McGuire
Object Number: 
1939.243
Marks: 
Signed: lower right:"T.C.Lubbers"
Gallery Label: 
The portrait by Gilbert Stuart on which this miniature is based was owned by President Madison and hung in his home, Montpelier, in Virginia; it is now owned by Colonial Williamsburg.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
657
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Family Group

Classification: 
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 3 5/8 in. ( 10.5 x 9.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.460
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
647
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Unidentified woman

Classification: 
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas Jefferson Bryan
Object Number: 
1867.409
Provenance: 
The Thomas Jefferson Bryan Collection
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
489
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Portrait of Anna Elizabeth Macgregor (?-?)

Classification: 
Date: 
c. 1850-55
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and scratching out on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.3 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Lizette A. Macgregor, granddaughter of the sitter
Object Number: 
1969.43
Marks: 
Inscribed: on paper label on back:"Miniature/Anna Elizabeth Macgregor/(Grandmother)"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the daughter of Ann Stevens Macgregor. This portrait of her was a gift to the Society from her great-granddaughter.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1855
eMuseum Object ID: 
483
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lydia Field Emmet (1866-1952)

Classification: 
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; silver gilt, mother-of-pearl
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: 
1905.76
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Behenna 1893" inscribed on paper label on back of case: "Miss Lydia Emmet"
Gallery Label: 
Lydia Emmet was the most accomplished artist of the Emmet family. In 1893, the year this portrait was executed, she was selected to paint murals in the Women's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition. Her artistic endeavors also included designing stained glass windows for Louis Comfort Tiffany, producing illustrations for Harper's Bazaar, and painting an official portrait of the First Lady on the commission of President Herbert Hoover.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1893
eMuseum Object ID: 
472
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Washington Memorial

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1800
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 6 in. ( 2.5 x 15.2 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Object Number: 
1947.464
Marks: 
Inscribed: "Sacred to the meaning of the Great and Good Washington"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
370
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lydia Latrobe Loring (1881-1948)

Classification: 
Date: 
1900
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: 
1905.139
Marks: 
inscribed: on cardboard backing: "Carl & Fredrika Weidner/N.Y. 1900. No. 333/Miss Lydia Peabody Loring" signed: on left: "C. and F. Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
The name Peabody in the cardboard inscription implies that the subject was related to that family, either through her mother in Baltimore or her father in Boston. In both cities the name was a prominent one and it may well have been part of her full name.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
361
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miss Marie Reed (ca. 1868-1893)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 in. ( 6.4 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.206
Marks: 
inscribed: paper backing: "Miss Reed/Paillet/6 Bd de Clichy/Paris." signed and dated: "Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was one of the four daughters of Mr. and Mrs. John Van Dussen Reed of New York and Paris.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
91
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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