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Phoebe Harriet Crane Eames (1822-1892)

Object Number: 
1940.331
Date: 
1894
Medium: 
Charcoal, crayon, and chalk on beige paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 20 x 16 in. ( 50.8 x 40.6 cm ) mat: 50 1/4 x 26 1/4 x 3 in. ( 127.6 x 66.7 x 7.6 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower right with eraser: "Marlowe / 94"; reputedly old label on verso inscribed: "Ed. Marlowe / Crayon Artist / 130 East 50th St."
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
Phoebe Harriet Crane was the wife of Nelson Eames and the mother of Wilberforce Eames, the donor of her portrait.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Wilberforce Eames
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group