Mrs. John Borland Thayer (1872-1944)

Object Number: 
1905.247
Date: 
ca. 1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.3 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
signed: at left:"C. and F. Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Marian L. Morris of Philadelphia was married to John Borland Thayer in the early 1890s. Her husband, a vice-president and director of the Pennsylvania Railroad, was lost on the "Titanic," which struck an iceberg on April 14, 1912. Mrs. Thayer and her son, John, Jr., who were also aboard, were rescued.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group