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Mrs. Robert J. Hare Powel and Her Children

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1896
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 3 3/4 in. ( 7.6 x 9.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.200
Marks: 
Signed: at right:"Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Elizabeth Butler Crosby (ca. 1865-1941) was the daughter of John Player Crosby (1810-76) and Margaret (Butler) Crosby of New York. She married Robert J. Hare Powel (1855-1920), son of Samuel and Mary (Johnson) Powel. Her daughter, Elizabeth Hare, married Sigourney B. Olney (1888-1956); her son was Robert J. Hare Powel, Jr. (1896-1959), a writer and a collector of Washingtoniana.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1896
eMuseum Object ID: 
42085
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Virginia Potter (1857-1937)

Classification: 
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 in. ( 6 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.203
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/1891"
Gallery Label: 
Miss Potter, the daughter of Congressman Clarkson Potter of New York, devoted her life to improving the conditions of working women. As early as 1885 she was associated with the New York League of Girls' Clubs. She established the first New York hotel exclusively for girls and organized the Manhattan Trade School for Girls.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1891
eMuseum Object ID: 
42084
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Lina de Trobriand Post (1867-1951)

Classification: 
Date: 
1890
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.259
Marks: 
signed and dated at lower left:"Paillet/1890" inscribed on backing paper: "Miss Lina Post / Paillet / 23 Rue Clauzel / Paris"
Gallery Label: 
The subject was born in New York, the daughter of Albert Kintzing and Maria de Trobriand Post. In 1891 she was married to Hamilton Fish Webster (d. 1939), grandson of Hamilton Fish, and in 1901 they established their home in Newport, Rhode Island. Mrs. Webster was active in Democratic party politics and was president of the Newport Garden Club.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1890
eMuseum Object ID: 
42081
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Edwin Main Post (1873-1960)

Classification: 
Date: 
1901
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; silver gilt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.6 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.198
Marks: 
signed at lower right:"Weidner" engraved on back of case: "Mrs. Edwin Main Post/nee Emily Bruce Price" scratched on inside of case: "9-21-01" and "1453" inscribed on the cardboard backing: "Carl & Fredrika Weidner Pinxts [sic]/N.Y. 1901 Mrs. Edwin Mai
Gallery Label: 
Emily Price met her future husband, Edwin Main Post, at a ball held at a posh Fifth Avenue mansion. Their disastrous marriage ended in divorce after Mr. Post's philandering with chorus girls and aspiring actresses became a public scandal. The resourceful Emily Post went on to achieve lasting fame as a public arbiter of etiquette, publishing her first book on the subject in 1922. The Emily Post Institute continues to provide guidance on etiquette and civility in print and online.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1901
eMuseum Object ID: 
42080
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Miss Daisy Post (1876-1969)

Classification: 
Date: 
1896
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.197
Marks: 
inscription: on paper backing: "Carl and Fredrika Weidner Pinxt/N.Y. 1896 No. 237/Miss Daisy Post/N.Y." signed: lower right:"Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
This miniature is identified only as Miss Daisy Post, the nickname by which Margaret Louise Post, the daughter of William and Rosalie D. (Anthony) Post, was known to her friends and relatives throughout her life. In 1900 she was married to James H. Van Alen, onetime U.S. ambassador to Italy. The Van Alens made their home in New York and Newport. Mr. Van Alen died in 1927 and in 1948 Mrs. Van Alen married Louis S. Bruguière, an art connoisseur of San Francisco and Newport.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1896
eMuseum Object ID: 
42079
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Walter Stone Poor (1849-1931)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1874
Medium: 
Reverse painting on parchment
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7.6 x 5.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of Walter S. Poor
Object Number: 
1944.238
Marks: 
signature (monogram): lower left: "S B" label: on back: "Miniature made about 1874"
Gallery Label: 
Ella S. Waller was the daughter of Joseph Fernando Waller and Martha (Brookes) Waller. She married Walter S. Poor on October 15, 1873.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1874
eMuseum Object ID: 
42078
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. George Frederick Munn (ca. 1857-1946)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 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: 
1905.175
Marks: 
engraved: on back of case: "Mrs. G. F. Munn" signed: at left: "Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Margaret Crosby was the daughter of John Player Crosby and Margaret (Butler) Crosby of New York City. Her grandfather, Benjamin F. Butler, was attorney general under President Martin Van Buren. Her husband, George Frederick Munn (1852-1907), was a sculptor, landscapist, and painter of flowers and figures. Mrs. Munn was a novelist, poet, playwright, and short-story writer.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
42063
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Perez Morton (1759-1846)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1840-1850
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 11.4 x 8.6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Thomas Jefferson Bryan
Object Number: 
1867.382
Gallery Label: 
Sarah Wentworth Apthorp was the daughter of James and Sarah (Wentworth) Apthorp of Boston. She married Perez Morton, a lawyer of Boston, in 1781. Throughout the 1790s her poetry, published under the pseudonym Philenia, won her fame at home and abroad; she was called the American Sappho. Mrs. Morton met Gilbert Stuart in 1802 when she visited Philadelphia and they became great friends. He painted her likeness three times: Staigg copied the portrait now owned by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Provenance: 
The Thomas Jefferson Bryan Collection
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
42060
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Levi Parsons Morton (1846-1918)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.3 x 6.4 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.173
Marks: 
signed: at left: "Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Anna Livingston Read Street was the only daughter of William Ingraham Street and Susan Watts (Kearney) Street of Poughkeepsie. She became the second wife of Levi Parsons Morton on February 12, 1873. Mrs. Morton was a famous hostess while her husband was U.S. minister to France, and after the death of the wife of President Benjamin Harrison, she served as official hostess of the White House.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
42059
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Adolf Ladenburg (ca. 1865-1937)

Classification: 
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.127
Marks: 
Signed and dated lower right: "PAILLET / 1889"
Gallery Label: 
Emily Stevens was the daughter of Alexander G, Stevens, a New York banker. In 1887 she married Adolf Ladenburg of the banking house of Ladenburg, Thalmann and Company. Mrs. Ladenburg was prominent socially in both New York and Newport.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1889
eMuseum Object ID: 
42048
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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