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Candace T. Wheeler (ca. 1848-1876)

Candace T. Wheeler (ca. 1848-1876)
Title
Candace T. Wheeler (ca. 1848-1876)
Date 
1863
Medium 
White marble with gilded frame
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 1/2 x 18 x 2 in. ( 54.6 x 45.7 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Bas-relief portrait.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Boudinot Keith
Object Number 
1940.859
Marks 
signed: under proper right shoulder: "L. THOMPSON. SC.1863"
Gallery Label 
Candace was the daughter of Thomas Mason Wheeler and Candace (Thurber) Wheeler. In 1866 she was married to Lewis Atterbury Stimson, and they went to Paris where he studied medicine. After earning his medical degree he established his practice in New York about 1875. The subject was the mother of Henry Lewis Stimson, the noted lawyer and statesman.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group