Mrs. Archibald Hopkins and Mrs. Jacob W. Miller
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 x 2 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 6.4 cm )
signed and dated: "Paillet/1892"
Charlotte Everett Wise (1851-1935) and Katherine Wise were the daughters of Captain Henry Augustus Wise, U.S. Navy (d. 1869), of Washington. Katherine married Jacob W. Miller (1847-1918), a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who attained the rank of commodore before his retirement; Charlotte married Archibald Hopkins (b. 1842), a lawyer who served as clerk of the U.S. Court of Claims in Washington from 1873 to 1914.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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