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Shrewsbury River, New Jersey
Oil on canvas
Artist/Maker:John Frederick Kensett
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The subject of this miniature was identified as President James Monroe when presented to the Society in 1873, and was so listed in the Society's catalogue for many years. But the likeness is not convincing.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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