Mrs. Robert J. Hare Powel and Her Children
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 3 x 3 3/4 in. ( 7.6 x 9.5 cm )
Signed: at right:"Weidner"
Elizabeth Butler Crosby (ca. 1865-1941) was the daughter of John Player Crosby (1810-76) and Margaret (Butler) Crosby of New York. She married Robert J. Hare Powel (1855-1920), son of Samuel and Mary (Johnson) Powel. Her daughter, Elizabeth Hare, married Sigourney B. Olney (1888-1956); her son was Robert J. Hare Powel, Jr. (1896-1959), a writer and a collector of Washingtoniana.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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