Mrs. Philip Jeremiah Schuyler (1781-1852)
Black and white chalk on paper
Overall: 23 x 20 in. ( 58.4 x 50.8 cm )
inscription in ink: on backing paper: Crayon by Cheney. Mrs Philip J. Schuyler (Mary Anna Sawyer), born 1786, died 1852
Mary Anna Sawyer was the daughter of Dr. Micajah Sawyer and Sybil (Farnham) Sawyer of Newburyport, Massachusetts. She was the second wife of Philip Jeremiah Schuyler to whom she was married in 1807, and she was the mother of George Lee Schuyler. This portrait was a gift to the Society from her granddaughters.
Gift of Louisa Lee Schuyler and Georgina Schuyler
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