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Overall: 3 5/16 x 2 3/4 in. ( 8.4 x 7 cm )
mat: 14 x 11 in. ( 35.6 x 27.9 cm )
The subject was the daughter of Utley Spencer and his first wife, Laura (Lake) Spencer, of Nunda, New York. She was married to George M. McDowell. This portrait was a gift to the Society from the subject's daughter.
Gift of Miss Cora McDowell, the sitter's daughter
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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