Mrs. Oliver Harriman, Jr. (1873-1950)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.6 x 6.7 cm )
inscribed: on card backing: "Mrs. Oliver Harriman, Jr. /(Miss Grace Carley)/by/Meave T. Gedney" signed: left: "Meave T. Gedney"
Grace Carley of Louisville, Kentucky, was married to Oliver Harriman on January 28, 1891. While her husband ran a successful business as a stockbroker, Mrs. Harriman took an active interest in charity lotteries and served as president of the National Conference on Legalizing Lotteries. She was also president at one time of the Camp Fire Girls, and was a member of the Southern Women's Democratic Club.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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