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Mrs. Nathaniel Thayer Robb (ca. 1876-1957)

Classification: 
Date: 
1903
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 8.6 x 6.7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.211
Marks: 
engraved: on back of case: "Mrs. N. Thayer Robb" signed and dated: at upper right:"Carl Weidner/1903"
Gallery Label: 
Frances Beatrix Henderson was the daughter of Charles R. and Jeanie N. Henderson. Her marriage in 1896 to Nathaniel Thayer Robb ended in divorce, and she was known afterward as Mrs. Henderson Robb. She was a trustee of the Museum of the City of New York and a member of the Colonial Dames of America.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1903
eMuseum Object ID: 
42338
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Constance and Maud Rives

Classification: 
Date: 
1893
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. ( 13.3 x 9.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.210
Marks: 
inscribed on cardboard backing: "Misses Rives/Paillet/6 Bd de Clichy/Paris" signed and dated: left side: "Paillet/1893"
Gallery Label: 
Constance Evelyn and Maud Antonia were twin daughters born in 1855 at "Carnwath," Duchess County, New York, to Francis Robert Rives (1822-91) and Matilda Antonia (Barclay) Rives (1824-88). Their father was a lawyer in New York. Constance Rives married John Borland on June 24, 1884; her husband died in Washington, D.C. in 1893. Maud Rives became the wife of Walker Breese Smith on May 23, 1882. Maud Smith died at Newport, R.I., in 1923; her sister Constance died at Gloucester, Mass., in 1914.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1893
eMuseum Object ID: 
42335
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. George Cabot Lodge (ca. 1875-1960)

Classification: 
Date: 
1898
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory; silver gilt; textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 9.5 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.56
Marks: 
signed: "Weidner" Inscribed on backing paper attached to rear of ivory: "Carl & Fredrika Weidner Pinxt / N.Y. 1898. No 273 of Miss / Bessie Davis / Frelinghuysen"
Gallery Label: 
Mathilda Davis is depicted in costume ball attire, possibly dressed for the legendary Bradley Martin masquerade ball of 1897. As a debutante, she attracted considerable notice and several offers of marriage. A "tall, handsome brunette" who dressed "with marked good taste," Mathilda reportedly refused a Vanderbilt in Newport and another suitor in Washington before agreeing to marry George Cabot Lodge, son of the powerful Republican senator Henry Cabot Lodge, in 1900.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1898
eMuseum Object ID: 
42301
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Karrick Van Zandt Riggs (1857-1919)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 5.7 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.208
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/1892"
Gallery Label: 
Pauline Drouillard Oothout was the daughter of William (1823-99) and Jane Elizabeth (Morgan) Oothout (1830-1913) and a descendant of one of the older mercantile and banking families of New York. She married Karrick V. Riggs, grandson of Mrs. Elisha Riggs and a longtime resident of Paris, in 1884.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
42294
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Robert LeRoy (ca. 1855-1913)

Classification: 
Date: 
1892
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. ( 5.7 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.135
Marks: 
signed and dated: at left: Paillet/1892 Inscribed: on paper backing: Mrs. Robert LeRoy/Paillet/6 Bd de Clichy/Paris
Gallery Label: 
Amelia Lewis was the daughter of W. D. Lewis of Philadelphia. She married Captain Robert Le Roy with whom she lived in Paris. Her obituary in The New York Times reported that she was "one of the oldest members" of the American colony there.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1892
eMuseum Object ID: 
42172
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mary Victoria Leiter (1870-1906)

Classification: 
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 in. ( 6 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.53
Gallery Label: 
The subject was the eldest daughter of Levi Zeigler Leiter and Mary Theresa (Carver) Leiter of Chicago and Washington, D.C. She married the Honorable George Nathaniel Curzon, M.P. (1859-1925) in 1895. Her husband was appointed viceroy of India in 1899, at which time Lady Curzon received the Imperial Order of the Crown of India. She resided in India until 1904 when she returned to England in poor health. She died shortly thereafter at her family seat, Walmer Castle.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1889
eMuseum Object ID: 
42130
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Francis Dudley Leigh (ca.1860-1909)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1895
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. ( 6.4 x 7 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.133
Marks: 
engraved: on back of case: "The Hon. Mrs. Dudley Leigh" signed: lower left: "Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
Frances Helene Beckwith of New York was the daughter of N. M. Beckwith, who was for many years the minister to France. In 1890 she was married to an Englishman, Francis Dudley Leigh, who became Baron Leigh after the death of his father in 1905. Lady Leigh did at Stoneleigh Abbey, Warwickshire.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
42129
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. William Henry Lawrence Lee (1860-1896)

Classification: 
Date: 
ca.1900
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 in. ( 8.9 x 6 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.132
Marks: 
signed: lower left: "Behenna"
Gallery Label: 
Catherine Milligan McLane of Baltimore was the daughter of James Latimer McLane, a laywer and banker, and Fanny (King) McLane. She married William H. L. Lee (d. 1918), a prominent lawyer and clubman of New York, in 1890.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1900
eMuseum Object ID: 
42128
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mrs. Robert J. Hare Powel and Her Children

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1896
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 3 3/4 in. ( 7.6 x 9.5 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.200
Marks: 
Signed: at right:"Weidner"
Gallery Label: 
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.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1896
eMuseum Object ID: 
42085
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Virginia Potter (1857-1937)

Classification: 
Date: 
1891
Medium: 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 in. ( 6 x 5.1 cm )
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number: 
1905.203
Marks: 
signed and dated: "Paillet/1891"
Gallery Label: 
Miss Potter, the daughter of Congressman Clarkson Potter of New York, devoted her life to improving the conditions of working women. As early as 1885 she was associated with the New York League of Girls' Clubs. She established the first New York hotel exclusively for girls and organized the Manhattan Trade School for Girls.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1891
eMuseum Object ID: 
42084
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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