Update

Visitors ages 12 and older are required to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Learn more >

Margaret Reeves Carson (1875-1967)

Object Number: 
1905.38
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 7 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
signed: left: "Weidner" inscribed: on card backing: "Carl & Fredrika Weidner, N.Y. 1895"
Gallery Label: 
Margaret ("Rita") Carson was the daughter of G. Assheton Carson and Elizabeth H. (Reeves) Carson of Philadelphia. She was considered one of belles of her day in the early years of the 20th century and was very much a part of New York, Newport, and Bar Harbor society, as well as that of Philadelphia.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group