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Mrs. Pierre Toussaint (ca. 1786-1851)
Watercolor on ivory
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Iron bar shot; two half-circles connected by rectangular bar.
This bar shot was found on August 6, 1896 at Audobon Avenue and 194th Street, within the area of a military camp that extended between 190th and 194th Streets, and Audobon and Eleventh Avenues, near Laurel Hill in Washington Heights, Manhattan. It was formerly owned by F.W. Hofele.
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