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Mahogany; pine, poplar
Related Person:George Washington
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signature and date: upper left: "Helen M. Turner / N.Y. 1922"
inscription: on back: "Miss Withers"
The artist was a great-granddaughter of John Pintard, founder of The New-York Historical Society. The name of the subject is fictitious and her identity is not known other than that she is said to have been a favorite model of the artist.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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