Eliza Leggett Jenkins Macy (1808-1901)
Pastel on paper
Overall: 36 x 29 in. ( 91.4 x 73.7 cm )
inscriptions: Signed and dated, left center. Label behind on frame lower left.
Signed and inscribed at lower left in pastel: "G. Gerhard / 1891"
Eliza Leggett Jenkins was the eldest daughter of Silvanus Folger Jenkins and Hannah S. (Leggett) Jenkins. She married William Henry Macy of New York on October 10, 1827. Her portrait was a gift to the Society from her granddaughter.
Bequest of Mrs. Sarah Brewster Marwick, his granddaughter
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