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Mrs. Benjamin Woolsey, Jr. (1737-1807)

Mrs. Benjamin Woolsey, Jr. (1737-1807)
Title
Mrs. Benjamin Woolsey, Jr. (1737-1807)
Date 
ca.1790
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 x 3 1/2 in. ( 12.7 x 8.9 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. William Samuel Johnson
Object Number 
1934.8
Marks 
label: on back:"Anne Muirson Woolsey/Died 1807. Direct descendent/of Tangier Smith"
Gallery Label 
Anne Muirson, daughter of Dr. George Muirson and Anna (Smith) Muirson, was the mother-in-law of the artist William Dunlap, who married her daughter Elizabeth. She was the second wife of Benjamin Woolsey, Jr. The miniature was a gift to the Society from her great-great-grandson.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group