Emily Vanderbilt Sloane (1874-1970)

Emily Vanderbilt Sloane (1874-1970)
Emily Vanderbilt Sloane (1874-1970)
Title
Emily Vanderbilt Sloane (1874-1970)
Date 
ca. 1895
Medium 
Watercolor on ivory
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/4 × 2 5/8 in. (8.3 × 6.7 cm)
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Peter Marié
Object Number 
1905.230
Marks 
Signed lower right: "WEIDNER"
Gallery Label 
The subject was the second daughter of William Douglas Sloane and Emily Thorn (Vanderbilt) Sloane of New York. She was a great-granddaughter of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt. She married John Henry Hammond (d. 1949), a lawyer, banker, and corporation director, in 1899. Mrs. Hammond was for many years president of the Women's Roosevelt Memorial Association which restored the birthplace of Theodore Roosevelt on East 20th Street. In 1914 she was a founder of the Parents League of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group