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inscription: on paper backing: "Mrs. Wilton Phipps/Paillet/6 Bd de Clichy/Paris"
signed and dated: at left:"Paillet/1895"
Jessie Butler Duncan was the daughter of William Butler Duncan (1830-1912) of 1 Fifth Avenue, president of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad. She married William Wilton Phipps, a prosperous London merchant, in 1876.
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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