In early 2017, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Pierre Toussaint (ca. 1781-1853)
Watercolor on ivory
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Catherine Augusta De Peyster was the eldest daughter of William Axtell and Mary (Beekman) De Peyster, in whose memory she and her sister founded the Society's William Axtell De Peyster and Mary Beekman De Peyster Memorial Fund.
Bequest of Catharine Augusta De Peyster
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