Mrs. William E. Rogers (1844-1909)
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 7.3 x 6 cm )
Signed lower right: "WEIDNER"
Susan LeRoy Fish was a daughter of Governor Hamilton Fish and Julia (Kean) Fish. She married William Evans Rogers (1846-1913) of Philadelphia in 1868. Her father was governor of New York from 1849-50, and later served as secretary of state under President Grant. From 1867 to 1869 he was president of The New-York Historical Society and was its vice-president from 1881 to 1888.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
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