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Mrs. Edward B. Boies (1889-?)

Mrs. Edward B. Boies (1889-?)
Mrs. Edward B. Boies (1889-?)
ca. 1915-1920
Watercolor on ivory
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. ( 6.4 x 4.8 cm )
Credit Line 
Gift of Colonel Stedman Shumway Hanks
Object Number 
Signed: at right: "E. D. Pattee"
Gallery Label 
Helen Chapell was the daughter of Henry Whitehill and Mary (Rand) Chappell. She married Edward B. Boies, a New York lawyer, in 1914. Boies died in 1947, and she married Colonel Stedman Shumway Hanks, the donor, in 1952.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group